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President Obama makes the decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Morning-after analysis of the President’s plan and his exit strategy for the war.
- Col. Douglas Macgregor U.S. Army-Retired and author of "Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting" and "Transformation Under Fire"
- Amb. Wendy Sherman former special assistant to the President and Secretary of State and North Korea policy coordinator in the Clinton Administration
- Michael O'Hanlon senior fellow, foreign policy studies, the Brookings Institution.
- Amb. Richard Haass president, Council on Foreign Relations and author of "A War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars"
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