December 24, 2012

The Risks of an Afghan Drawdown

Max Boot, Washington Post

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All in all, limiting the U.S. presence to 6,000 or so troops in Bagram and Kabul would be a major counterterrorism setback. It would also have a deleterious impact on the combat effectiveness of the Afghan army and police.

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