Afghanistan In Perspective

by
Abby Zimet

Ahead of Obama's expected announcement of troop withdrawals in Afghanistan, Think Progress offers a chart to remind us those drawdowns would simply end the second surge, not the war. End of the day, the U.S. would still have far more troops there than when Obama came into office, and at any point during Bush's tenure.

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