Nation correspondent John Nichols appears on GRITtv to discuss
the correlation between the low unemployment numbers and our foreign
policy. In terms of Afghanistan, he argues, the fact that Americans keep
losing their jobs in record numbers is sending a message to Washington:
consider a broader range of options for the fate of the war. Nichols
cites Joe Biden’s concern about appearing too obsessed with issues
around the world at the same time that our own country is struggling so
much–a concern that means a lot simply by being discussed in
Washington.

Fernanda Diaz

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