The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Afghanistan: Draw Down or Up? Listen 24 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/31736/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The President continues to weigh is options over troop levels and overall policy in the war in Afghanistan. Michael Mandelbaum, professor of foreign policy at Johns Hopkins and author of Democracy's Good Name: The Rise and Risks of the World's Most Popular Form of Government discusses the future of US engagement with the region.