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Trying to book an Afghanistan expert today would be a bit like trying to book a flight out of National Airport on the day before Thanksgiving.

Fresh off two days of testimony by top cabinet officials on the Afghan troop surge, Congress is now looking ahead to next week - for a long-awaited appearance by General Stanley McChrystal.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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