82nd Airborne Division soldiers watch over the Arghandab River valley in Afghanistan.
82nd Airborne Division soldiers watch over the Arghandab River valley in Afghanistan. Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT
82nd Airborne Division soldiers watch over the Arghandab River valley in Afghanistan. Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT

Obama's troop announcement could have big repercussions

June 21, 2011 06:55 PM