President Obama announced Wednesday that 10,000 U.S. troops are slated to leave Afghanistan by the end of this year and another 23,000 will pull out by the end of 2012. Kwame Holman reports on the range of responses to the…
Military analysts weigh in on President Obama's new plan to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan.
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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…
President Bush on Tuesday announced plans to pull out 8,000 combat and support troops from Iraq by February, a modest drawdown in U.S. forces there that would leave some 138,000 U.S. troops in the country.
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