January 10th, 2009
12:41 PM ET
12 years ago

VP-elect Biden arrives in Afghanistan for talks

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/01/10/afghanistan.biden/art.biden.afp.gi.jpg caption="Vice President-elect Joe Biden meets Pakistani officials in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday."]KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) - Vice President-elect Joe Biden and Sen. Lindsey Graham arrived in Kabul on Saturday for meetings with U.S. military commanders and Afghan leaders, a U.S. military spokesman said.

Biden and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina arrived in the Afghan capital after a one-day visit to Islamabad where they met with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.

Pakistan's government is waging a bloody battle against Taliban and al Qaeda militants in its tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan.

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  1. Brian

    Biden is smart!

    Can you imagine Sarah Palin doing this ??

    LOL !!
    😀

    January 10, 2009 04:13 pm at 4:13 pm |
  2. rob

    I hope he doesn't say anything stupid.

    January 10, 2009 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  3. bk

    Texas Teacher

    George Sorros got Obama elected. Obama owes a lot of people. You don't get elected just by the people. It is who ever has the most money that can buy the election. You are living in a fantasy world. You need to look up how Obama got elected in Illinois. He is as corrupt as they come.

    January 10, 2009 04:23 pm at 4:23 pm |
  4. empty heads voted for an empty vessel

    Did his chopper have to go down due to enemy fire?

    Sorry, I forgot we never heard that lying story either, he IS part of the Obama team, my bad.

    January 10, 2009 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  5. pat C.

    WHAT A DIFFERANCE IN THIS TEAM AND GEORGE BUSH'S HACK TEAM??!!

    January 10, 2009 04:43 pm at 4:43 pm |
  6. Jan Illinois

    Joe just bring our troops home, secure our country to the hilt, and tell all of the junk to stay the hell away from America or else, and for once in our lives MEAN IT!!!

    January 10, 2009 05:02 pm at 5:02 pm |
  7. Mac

    Yeah I'm so glad that PE Obama is going to pull all the troops out of Iraq, just so he can send them to Afghanistan. Let's make sure we stay there for the next 10 years too.

    January 10, 2009 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
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