Should Congress Have a Say?

Tuesday - 3/3/2009, 6:05pm EST

John Diamond

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President Obama is pulling troops out of Iraq, but also says a 'residual force' will remain through 2011. He's adding 17,000 troops to the fight in Afghanistan. Neither of these commitments requires congressional approval. But should there be a requirement for congressional participation?

We talk about it with John Diamond, author of "The CIA and the Culture of Failure" and a National Security Expert, who wrote an op-ed about this for USA Today.