Joker One: U.S. Courage in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON -- President Obama's new strategy in Afghanistan could be announced as early as next week.

Obama's chief military advisor, U.S. Navy Admiral Mike Mullen says a review of the new objectives are almost finished.

For more on what U.S troops are facing in Afghanistan and Iraq, click the player to see an interview with Donovan Campbell, the author of Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership and Brotherhood.

The new plan is expected to give Pakistan the responsibility of helping to remove terrorist safe havens.

The White House is hoping Pakistan will adopt a more regional approach to reducing extremism in both their country and in Afghanistan.

Mullen also says the plan addresses the need for new economic development in the region.

*Originally aired March 13, 2009.

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