South Carolina’s 2nd District Congressman Joe Wilson has been to Afghanistan 11 times and says the country has changed “night and day” since when he first began traveling there as a member of Congress. Hostility toward America has spiked since a U.S. soldier randomly attacked sleeping civilians, but Wilson says “progress has been made in one of the most primitive countries on earth.”
Wilson spoke to Anne Eller of South Carolina Radio Network affiliate WLMA in Greenwood about the sensitive situation there. AUDIO: Wilson on relationship with Afghanistan
Anne Eller of WLMA contributed to this report.