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"The war in Afghanistan and its potentially catastrophic impact on Pakistan are complex and dangerous issues, which further make the case why our country needs a national debate on this now starting with congressional oversight hearings. ..."
"President Obama just committed 17,000 more soldiers to fight the war in Afghanistan. This decision raises scores of questions that must be addressed about troops, costs, overall mission, and exit strategy. Historically, it has been Congress' duty to ask these questions in the form of oversight hearings that challenge policymakers, examine military spending, and educate the public."
The truth is that members of the Taliban are also members of families throughout Afghanistan. In other words, if a mother has 10 sons and some of them are Taliban, then the US Military operations to make friends with the population while hunting members of the Taliban... this current strategy is one that will not work!