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Obama decides on Afghan troop level

Posted by seumasach on May 28, 2014

M.K.Bhadrakumar

Indian Punchline

27th May, 2014

The US president Barack Obama has made up his mind about the American troop presence in Afghanistan beyond end-2014. The figure is 9800. But the figure will come down by half by the end of next year and by end-2016, all troops will have been withdrawn, leaving only the security squads that ensure the protection of the American embassy. (Reuters). 

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