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Obama announces plans to increase US troop presence in Afghanistan

12/02/09 Robert Lorei
Alan Watts

Last night the President announced plans to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan, and at the same time he announced that the combat soldiers will not stay indefinitely; he'll begin withdrawing them in 2011.

Joining us now is Robert Naiman. Naiman is policy director of Just Foreign Policy and co-creator of the website http://NoEscalation.org, which enables Americans to track where their representatives in Congress stand on military escalation in Afg...

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