Afghan War Effort a Key Obama Foreign Policy Issue

One of the major foreign policy issues facing President Barack Obama during his second term in office will be winding down the conflict in Afghanistan, America’s longest war. American military forces have been in that country for more than 11 years, longer than the Soviet presence in the 1980s [more than nine years]. There are roughly 68,000 U.S. troops in the country. The plan is to withdraw ...