Lessons For U.S. From Soviet Role In Afghanistan

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President Obama met last week with Afghan President Hamid Karzai about plans to remove all U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan by 2014. Counterterrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses what we can learn from the Soviet Union's retreat from Afghanistan in 1989 and the lasting legacy of the U.S. presence there.

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