5/28/2014
U.S. Army

Around 10,000 American troops will remain in Afghanistan through 2015, but most will be withdrawn in the course of 2016, under a new security agreement touted by President Barack Obama. The dial-down of America's military presence is slower than some had hoped for, and faster than some Afghan officials would like. "We will bring America's longest war to a responsible end," Obama pledged.

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