Rep Mike Fisher on the Guard’s role in the war

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The war in Afghanistan has its share of critics and supporters, but the debate is almost always strategy…and whether sending more troops to the region will be effective.

It’s a debate that affects every state in the country. In Vermont, up to 1,500 National Guard members are waiting to be deployed. 

But this past weekend in Washington a different kind of debate about the role of guard members was held, and Lincoln representative Mike Fisher was there. He’s back in Vermont and speaks to VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb about the conference that was held to ask the question: "Who Decides About War?"

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