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Trump Aide Insists U.S. Will Reduce Forces in Afghanistan to 2,500 Troops

2 days ago   |   By NY Times

The national security adviser, Robert C. O'Brien, reiterated a plan to draw down troops to 2,500 by early 2021, sidestepping President Trump's call for a Christmas exit.
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O'Brien confirms Trump ordered Pentagon to cut U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 2,500

2 days ago   |   By NBC News

NBC News reported Wednesday that the Trump administration planned to chop the number of troops in Afghanistan to 2,500, below previously announced levels.
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