Debating the Decision to Leave Pech

by Joshua Foust on 1/7/2011

As a followup to my post about why we should abandon the Pech Valley in Kunar, Global Post reporter James Foley was there recently, and gathered many different perspectives from the soldiers and their commanders on what withdrawing from the area would mean.


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Joshua Foust is a Fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from Registan.net. His research focuses primarily on Central and South Asia. Joshua is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a columnist for PBS Need to Know. Joshua appears regularly on the BBC World News, Aljazeera, and international public radio. Joshua's writing has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Christian Science Monitor. Follow him on twitter: @joshuafoust

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