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Obama Seeks To Cut Troop Level In Afghanistan To 5,000 By End Of 2015

By Christi Parsons and David S. Cloud, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is planning to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. ends its combat mission this year, but will quickly cut that number roughly in half by the end of 2015, a senior administration official said Tuesday. Obama plans on […]

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