A U.S. soldier from Dragon Troop of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment walks out of a building at forward operating base Gamberi in the Laghman province of Afghanistan (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson).

Opinion

We still need U.S. bases in Afghanistan

February 20, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Michael O'Hanlon believe the United States must have an enduring presence in Afghanistan, and to accomplish that we should keep a few bases open in the country. He concludes we can go this route while still successfully ending the combat phase of the operation.

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