Top Talker: What should the U.S. do about Afghanistan after bin Laden’s death?

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Top Talker: What should the U.S. do about Afghanistan after bin Laden's death?
Top Talker: What should the U.S. do about Afghanistan after bin Laden's death?

On Capitol Hill yesterday, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator John Kerry (D-MA) suggested that in a post-bin Laden world, it was time to rethink the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. He said, “We ought to work towards achieving the smallest footprint possible in Afghanistan that is deemed necessary, a presence that puts Afghans in charge, pressing them to step up to the task.” He continued, “It is fundamentally unsustainable to continue spreading $10 billion a month on a massive military operation with no end in sight.”

According to the latest USA Today/Gallup poll, nearly 1 in 6 Americans think that with bin Laden killed, it’s time for the U.S. to send its troops home.

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Top Talker: What should the U.S. do about Afghanistan after bin Laden's death?

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