Afghans Skeptical of Obama Claim that War Will End in 2014


An Afghan man watches a television broadcast of U.S. President Barack Obama delivering his State of the Union speech, in Kabul February 13, 2013. Obama on Tuesday outlined plans to withdraw 34,000 of the 66,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan over the next year and called anew for action on immigration reform at home. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTR3DPZ8



President Obama was greeted with applause in the State of the Union address Tuesday night when he announced the pull back of US troops from Afghanistan, but Afghans may have received the news with far less enthusiasm.

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