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March 14, 2012 3:37 pm

British PM Cameron Agrees to Afghanistan Timetable in White House Visit

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British Prime Minister David Cameron with President Obama at the White House. Photo: White House.

NY Times – Seeking to project a united front on Afghanistan after a series of bloody setbacks on the battlefield, President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain declared on Wednesday that United States and Britain would stick to a timetable for winding down the war by the end of 2014.

While acknowledging that the mission had been complicated by recent events like the shooting rampage by an American soldier and the loss of six British soldiers to a roadside bomb, Mr. Obama and Mr. Cameron insisted that the American-led coalition was making gains in helping Afghans to provide their own security.

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