President Barack Obama's plan to bring 10,000 troops home from Afghanistan by the end of this year. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin says the president's announcement on Wednesday is a step toward the end of a long war. Durbin says the U.S.
David Cortright is director of Policy Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. In October, he presented to the United Nations a report titled Afghan Women Speak: Enhancing Security and Human Rights in Afghanistan.