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Obama’s Afghanistan

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, General Jack Keane on President Obama’s Afghanistan strategy.

The general likes the president’s decision to add 17,000 troops to the 34,000 already on the ground.  What he dislikes is the way the president talks about the war.  “Exit strategies?”  Jack Keane would prefer the word “victory.”

I do not think you should run from the term [‘victory’].  This war is winnable.

For the general’s discussion of Afghanistan in full, click here.

Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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