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Defense Secretary Robert Gates will brief President Obama on Monday afternoon about specific plans for adding 15,000 troops to Afghanistan.

Three U.S. military sources have confirmed to CNN that Gates will present the plan when he meets with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Monday.

On Friday, Gates received the military's plans for sending three additional brigades to the war zone, but deferred signing off on the plan until he could brief the new president. Read full article »

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