April 1st, 2011
11:49 AM ET

Bush warns of fallout from early Afghanistan exit

By CNN's Alexander Mooney

Former President George W. Bush is worried the U.S. might pull out of Afghanistan too early to the detriment of that country's women.

In an interview with Fox News that aired Thursday, Bush warned that Afghan women will "suffer" should the Obama administration decide to downscale troop levels there. FULL POST

Filed under: Withdrawing troops
February 9th, 2011
11:19 AM ET

Congressman: Small withdrawal of U.S. forces in July

A senior Congressman just back from Afghanistan painted an upbeat picture of military operations there, but predicted only a small number of U.S. forces will be withdrawn this summer.

"I don't expect we're going to see a big withdrawal of troops at that time," said Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. FULL POST