Administration Debates Size of Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

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President Obama's new security team is considering troop reductions in Afghanistan that might be larger than what departing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates called for this weekend. "It seems to me that between the successes that we've already enjoyed and the increased capacity of the Afghan forces, we are a in a position, based on conditions on the ground...to consider some modest draw-downs beginning in July." David Sanger is chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times.

 

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Guest:
David Sanger - National Security Correspondent for the New York Times - @SangerNYT

Host:
Warren Olney

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Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper