Argument: Sending more troops digs deeper hole for US in Afg

Issue Report: More troops to Afghanistan under Obama


Tom Andrews, National Director of Win Without War, argued in February of 2009: “The first principle for someone who finds himself in a hole is to stop digging, The US policy ‘hole’ in Afghanistan is not of the new Administration’s making. But it is important for the President to consider if adding new US combat forces in Afghanistan, without a new and comprehensive plan, for US policy there, might be digging an even bigger hole.”[1]