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Obama Unveils Afghanistan Drawdown Plan: What Will Allies Think?
June 22, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
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President Obama outlined his plan Wednesday to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by summer 2012, saying "it is time to focus on nation building here at home." Judy Woodruff discusses the impact of the president's decision with The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus and The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol.
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