June 30th, 2011- The Knight Studio at The Newseum
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of President Obama’s decision on troop withdrawal levels from Afghanistan, Congress, the policy community and the general public are debating the cost and level of commitment required to sustain the war effort.
Please join ISW, Senators McCain & Lieberman and General Keane for this important discussion on the U.S. role in Afghanistan, the future of the country, and what to expect this year and beyond.
Jeffrey Dressler and Jake Deliberto discuss merits of President Obama's plan.
The New York Times reports today that senior officials within the Obama administration are pressing for an accelerated withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan.
Later this month, President Obama will decide the size and scope of the drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Americans may be tired of war, but war is not tired of us. Right now, we have the momentum against those enemies in Afghanistan. This is the time to press the fight.
North Waziristan hosts a blend of insurgents and terrorists operating against Pakistan and Afghanistan, with some also targeting the American homeland.