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73% of Americans back substantial withdrawal from Afghanistan

Hawks in the media and military are saying that the killing of Osama bin Laden is proof that the war in Afghanistan is working and that we should redouble our efforts.

Even though bin Laden was captured in another country entirely. Even though the operation was executed by a small, specialized force and not the continued occupation of a nation by over 100,000 of our soldiers. Even though the man we ostensibly invaded Afghanistan to capture is no longer a threat.

And even as the war continues to be a drain on our resources at a time when we need them spent at home, more than ever.

In 2009, President Obama committed to begin bringing troops home from Afghanistan this July.

And even prior to this week, 73% of Americans believed we should be making a substantial withdrawal this Summer.

[Sign petition at MoveOn]

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