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9,800 Troops Will Stay In Afghanistan Through 2016

President Obama announced Thursday a significant slowdown in the pace of withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, scrapping his aim of leaving only a small U.S embassy-based force in the country when he steps down from office in 2017 in favor of a new plan that effectively leaves the decision of when to end America’s 14-year military involvement to his successor. more info: #FullNewsAudioAvailable


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