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U.S. Boosts Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

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U.S. Boosts Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

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U.S. Boosts Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

U.S. Boosts Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

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More than 3,000 U.S. Marines are headed to southern Afghanistan. The Pentagon hopes the move will encourage other countries to send more troops. Alex Cohen talks to Washington Post correspondent Karen DeYoung about the troop increase.