U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan
President Obama announced his plan for keeping a contingency force of 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014, the scheduled end of… read more
President Obama announced his plan for keeping a contingency force of 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014, the scheduled end of the American combat mission. He outlined the troop levels through 2015, which he said would be reduced to a “normal embassy presence” by the end of 2016. close
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