That’s the question Obama faces as Iraq plunges into sectarian violence.
Obama announced Tuesday that the 32,000-strong US deployment in Afghanistan would be scaled back to around 9,800by the start of 2015.
Maliki’s critics have accused him of concentrating power and marginalising the Sunni minority.
The rally was organised to introduce the group’s candidates for Wednesday’s vote. More than 9,000 candidates are taking part and will vie for 328 seats in parliament.
The US has had troops in Afghanistan since 2001 following the 9/11 terror attacks.
President Barack Obama has met top Afghanistan war advisors amid uncertainty about the presence of US troops.
But that is not an argument for US troops to stay on in Afghanistan.
Army will have to be more prepared, prudent and more aware and take precautionary measures.
Two years after U.S. troops left Iraq, violence has climbed back to its highest levels since the Sunni-Shi’ite bloodshed of 2006-2007.
U.N. says about 1,000 people have been killed in a week in the world’s newest country.
The US will use a Romanian air base on the Black Sea as a transit point for its troops leaving Afghanistan.
NATO confirmed the incident on Monday but did not specify the nationality of the service members.
Taliban claims responsibility for the attack,which killed two Afghans and wounded others.
Pakistan and US will hold discussion on regional situation with particular reference to post 2014
This will encourage hardline Taliban leaders against any reconciliation talks.