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Republicans offer starkly different views on Obama’s Afghanistan strategy

The GOP presidential candidates issued mostly muted responses to President Obama’s decision to withdraw 30,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year.

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Need to Know’s resident editorial cartoonist looks at Afghanistan’s future through the eyes of all the power players envisioning a favorable outcome — for themselves.


Daniel Ellsberg: The most dangerous man in America

Need to Know’s Jon Meacham speaks with Daniel Ellsberg about his decision to release the Pentagon Papers, the subject of a new documentary on the PBS series P.O.V.

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