Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Statement on Afghanistan Visit by Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senators Jack Reed and Jon Tester

From Sen. Carl Levin's Office:
Jan. 26, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. --On Sunday, we returned from traveling to Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen. The purpose of the Afghanistan visit was to see how our counterinsurgency strategy there is working and whether we are on track for the July 2011 date for transitioning increased security responsibility to the Government of Afghanistan and starting reductions in U.S. forces at that time.

There are signs of significant progress from six months ago, when two of us visited Afghanistan, although great challenges remain. ... Read the rest of this article on Sen. Carl Levin's updated Web site.

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