AFGHANISTAN: The pace of withdrawal accelerates, House letter supporting the action

by John Isaacs On February 1, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced that the United States will end its combat missions in Afghanistan by “mid- to the latter part of 2013.” This announcement – whether intended by the Obama Administration at this time is not clear – marks a welcome and accelerated withdrawal timetable. Previously, combat operations were … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: The pace of withdrawal accelerates, House letter supporting the action