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Don't shrink Afghan forces, two key Senate Democrats warn Obama

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (R) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) arrive at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense Program on Capitol Hill in Washington February 14, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (R) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) arrive at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense...more

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (R) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) arrive at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense Program on Capitol Hill in Washington February 14, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. Senate Banking Committee member Jack Reed (D-RI) listens to a question at the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit in Washington March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. Senate Banking Committee member Jack Reed (D-RI) listens to a question at the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit in Washington March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. Senate Banking Committee member Jack Reed (D-RI) listens to a question at the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit in Washington March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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