Obama Afghanistan Timeline No Guarantee Of Troop Withdrawal

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Patricia Murphey Politics Daily

On the day after President Obama laid out his new Afghanistan strategy, the question of when American troops would leave the country quickly drew the most attention, and at times the most confusion, during a Senate hearing Wednesday.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staffs, went to Capitol Hill to explain to senators the finer points of the plan.

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