Bob Herbert: Doubling troops in Afghanistan a ‘terrible idea’

By David Edwards
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 9:34 EDT
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The Washington Post reports the Army is building $1.1 billion worth of military facilities in Afghanistan. And President-elect Obama is sending 3,000 more U.S. troops as well. Is this the right course of action? Rachel Maddow is joined by Washington Post columnist Bob Herbert.

This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Jan. 13, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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