Obama’s New Strategy for Afghanistan

In this clip from Voz de America’s El Mundo al Día, Senior Fellow Michael Werz talks to host Gonzalo Abarca about Barack Obama’s strategy in Afghanistan in light of his decision to increase troop levels by 30,000. Werz argues that Obama’s decision to increase troop levels was made carefully and with the full consideration of our allies. Werz also reaffirms CAP’s position that the war must be financed by redirecting funding from next year’s defense budget and not be financed by adding to the deficit. Finally, Werz emphasizes the strategic importance of cooperating with Pakistan.

View the clip (in Spanish)