The first phase of withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan began in July, in preparation for a full transition of power to Afghan forces in 2014. While some welcome the beginning of the end of the war, others worry that hard-fought progress will be lost as troops leave.
Guests-Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent, The Washington Post
Jonathan Landay, national security & intelligence correspondent, McClatchy newspapers
Friday, September 02, 2011
NPR: "Afghanistan Future Uncertain As US Drawdown Looms" (with audio/text)
Talk of the Nation (NPR), with audio (30:14) and text: