Policy makers weigh in on the President’s plans for troop withdrawls from Afghanistan


There are mixed reactions from lawmakers in Washington to the President’s plan to pull 33,000 U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by next summer. While top Democrats say the pullout isn’t fast enough, top Republicans say it might be too rash. Former two-time Florida Governor and former U.S. Senator from Florida, Bob Graham, has closely monitored the military decisions. Graham served on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee during 9-11 and chaired the Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction. Graham talked with WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend about the President’s announced troop withdrawls:

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPBobGrahampt1 troopwithdrawletc.mp3]

About Donna Green-Townsend

Donna is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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