Politics in America and Reality in Afghanistan

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Despite fading support from the public and Congress, President Obama will likely be asked for another increase in troops for Afghanistan.  We look at some difficult options, on the battlefield and on Capitol Hill. Also, the White House proposes tougher fuel standards, and
a judge says a federal settlement with a Wall Street bank punishes the victims.

Banner image: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Admiral Mike Mullen testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee today in Washington, DC. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images



Warren Olney