Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from left, participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. President Obama said he would ask lawmakers Wednesday  to keep U.S. security forces at 352,000 strong in Afghanistan until at least 2017.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from left, participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. President Obama said he would ask lawmakers Wednesday to keep U.S. security forces at 352,000 strong in Afghanistan until at least 2017. Andrew Harnik The Associated Press
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from left, participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. President Obama said he would ask lawmakers Wednesday to keep U.S. security forces at 352,000 strong in Afghanistan until at least 2017. Andrew Harnik The Associated Press

No more backsliding on Afghan pullout

March 24, 2015 05:00 PM