Joe Biden during the 2012 presidential campaign: “We are leaving [Afghanistan] in 2014. Period.”
Barack Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign: “We are bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. And I’ve set a timetable. We will have them all out of there by 2014.”
But less than one month after Obama won re-election, it’s been revealed that the U.S. WILL in fact be leaving troops in Afghanistan after 2014— and we’re not talking about a small number, either: 10,000 American troops will stay in Afghanistan.