In 2009 President Obama committed 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. This decision raises serious questions about troops, costs, overall mission, and exit strategy. Historically, it has been Congress’ duty to ask questions in the form of oversight hearings that challenge policymakers, examine military spending, and educate the public. 7:02 The war in Afghanistan and its potentially catastrophic impact on Pakistan are complex and dangerous issues. America’s intervention only made things more complicated and volatile. 14:20 The Afghan War cost the US $5,000,000,000,000, 2,200 American soldiers, and 26,000 Afghan civilians. 25:30 Eight years have passed since Laura Bush declared that “because of our recent military gains, women are no longer imprisoned in their homes” in Afghanistan. For e

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