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Obama halts US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan


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Later today, President Obama will announce full plans to keep U.S troops in Afghanistan through the end of his presidency. This comes in wake of a Taliban resurgence and further security concerns in Afghanistan.

2nd troop halt

The original plan for this year was to reduce US troops from 9800 to 5500 but President Obama cancelled the drawdown earlier in March this year due to rising security concerns in Afghanistan. Now, these same concerns continue to worry US foreign policy makers and mak...


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