As important as the troop withdrawal is what happens to them after they leave. Will they go now to Afghanistan? Will they serve in some other location abroad?
The destruction of the Roman Empire took over 300 years ending with the sack of Rome
The assassination of al-Awlaki has elicited criticism in the main because he is a U.S. citizen and is supposed to be accorded the constitutional right to due process.
In post-9/11 America, one out of three veterans believe the Iraq and Afghanistan wars were not worth fighting, according to opinion surveys by the Pew Research Center.