Afghan Hostility to US Presence Endangers Mission

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Green berets reportedly are talking to Afghan villagers after the alleged killings of at least 16 people, including nine children, by an American soldier. The Taliban has threatened reprisals, and tensions are very high, with President Karzai calling the incident "unforgiveable." In the US, a recent poll shows 60 percent find the war no longer worth fighting, but political leaders are divided. We hear from Kabul and Washington. Can trust be restored? Is the withdrawal strategy likely to change?

Credits

Guests:
Craig Whitlock - Washington Post - @CraigMWhitlock, Graham Bowley - New York Times - @Graham_Bowley , Michael Hirsh - Politico Magazine - @michaelphirsh, Lawrence Korb - Center for American Progress Action Fund - @LarryKorb

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Anna Scott, Caitlin Shamberg