Afghanistan Open Thread

New York TimesPullout From Afghanistan to Begin in 2011, Officials Say: "President Obama plans to announce Tuesday night that he will begin to transition American forces out of Afghanistan beginning in July 2011, setting the first time frame to wind down the war there nearly a decade after the United States first sent troops in to topple the Taliban government, senior administration officials said."

CNN—Obama wants Afghan war over in 3 years, officials say: "President Obama is sending 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan but has a goal of concluding the war and withdrawing most U.S. service members within three years, senior administration officials told CNN Tuesday."

ABC News—MoveOn Mobilizes Against Obama on Afghanistan: "The liberal drumbeat against President Obama's new Afghanistan policy is about to get a whole lot louder., the liberal advocacy group that claims 5 million members, today sent an e-mail blast urging members to contact the White House to register displeasure with the forthcoming announcement."


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