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Thompson on Troop Drawdown

Air date 06/22/11

President Obama is set to announce the drawdown of about 5,000 troops from Afghanistan this summer and another 5,000 by this winter or the spring of 2012. But the cuts expected this year might not be substatinal enough to satisfy some law makers on Capital Hill and a war-weary public. MPB's Jeffrey Hess spoke with Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson who is worried about the financial impact of staying in the war.



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