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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Obama: Nation's Longest War in Afghanistan Will Continue 3 More Years
02 Jul 2011
Interview with Anna Berlinrut, organizer with Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Scott Harris
Obama: Nation's Longest War in Afghanistan Will Continue 3 More Years

Interview with Anna Berlinrut, organizer with Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Scott Harris

In a nationally televised address on June 22, President Obama announced he would withdraw 10,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2011. That represents one-third of the 33,000 additional soldiers he ordered deployed to Afghanistan in December 2009. Obama also told the nation that the remaining 23,000 surge-troops would return to the U.S. by September 2012, with the remaining 70,000 to be withdrawn in 2014.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110708af-btl-berlinrut.html
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