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Time to bring the troops home

July 12, 2011
Matthew Hoh - Guest Columnist (editorial@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

As he was announcing his second increase in troops for Afghanistan in December 2009, President Obama promised that by July 2011 those troops would begin coming home. As relayed by Bob Woodward's book, ''Obama's Wars,'' we know the president was skeptical about the United States' war effort in Afghanistan. In spite of that skepticism, the president's new plan for the war extends the longest war in American history for the foreseeable future.

 
 

 

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