Obama: “The Situation Is Precarious and Urgent Here in Afghanistan”

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CBS chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan nabs the first overseas interview with Obama, portions air on Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”

Obama reiterates his call for additional brigades to Afghanistan, says the U.S. should start planning for that now instead of waiting for the next administration. Watch video above.

CBS’ Couric will interview Obama Tuesday, ABC’s Gibson goes Wednesday and NBC’s Williams follows Thursday. CNN, Fox News also set to get interviews.

McCain camp responds. Read it here.

RNC responds: “Barack Obama has no credibility on Afghanistan, and his rhetoric is undermined by his negligent record… As Senator Biden has said, Obama is a ‘Johnny-come-lately’ on Afghanistan.”

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