Drawing Down Troops From Afghanistan

Drawing Down Troops From Afghanistan

We get an update on the announcement that American forces will withdraw 34,000 troops from Afghanistan by January 2014.

President Barack Obama is set to announce the withdrawal of 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan by January 2014. The reduction of troops and the realignment of civilians working there will restructure America's relationship with a country where it's been at war since 2001. We get an update on Obama's new strategy and what it means for the future of America's national security policy.

Guests

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Senior Correspondent, The Washington Post

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