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Pentagon not confirming any plans to halve US troops in Afghanistan by the election

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The Pentagon’s top spokesman said Thursday that the Defense Department is hopeful that peace talks in Afghanistan will play out and conditions will be met that allow NATO troops stationed there to withdraw according to the White House’s direction. But he stopped short of confirming President Donald Trump’s assertion that they were looking at halving […]

Pentagon not confirming any plans to halve US troops in Afghanistan by the election

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The Pentagon’s top spokesman said Thursday that the Defense Department is hopeful that peace talks in Afghanistan will play out and conditions will be met that allow NATO troops stationed there to withdraw according to the White House’s direction. But he stopped short of confirming President Donald Trump’s assertion that they were looking at halving […]