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Letter from the President to Congressional Committee Leadership
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES
ON ARMED SERVICES AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE CHAIRMEN AND
RANKING MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS
AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
February 18, 2010
Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:) In response to the requirement of section 1116 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 111-32), and in order to keep the Congress fully informed, I provide the attached report related to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
My Administration completed a thorough policy review last November, and I announced a new approach at West Point on December 1. We are now in the early weeks of implementing this policy and therefore do not believe further adjustments are required at this time.
I assure you of my Administration's commitment to the successful implementation of this policy.