@ Brookings Podcast: The Future of Afghanistan and Pakistan

January 7, 2011

Despite the Obama administration’s recent announcement to send 1,400 additional Marines to Afghanistan, the U.S. plan to start drawing down troops in July 2011 remains in place. Bruce Riedel says too few resources were committed to the Afghanistan war from the beginning, and that the U.S. relationship with Pakistan is the real prize in the region.

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