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Pawlenty: No Exit Deadline for Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor - St. Regis Hotel
Minnesota Governor and presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty sits down for a conversation with attendees of the Monitor Breakfast about a wide range of topics.Pawlenty, who recently visited Iraq and Afghanistan, weighs in on the Obama administration's military strategy, specifically in Afghanistan. He says there should not be a set timetable for withdrawal and that more troops were still needed in Afghanistan.Pawlenty also discusses healthcare, financial reform, the deficit commission, the Tea Party movement, the changing tone of the Republican Party, and the timeframe for his decision to run for president in 2012.