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The military is drawing down its U.S.-Mexico border mission. Sort of.

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On the one hand, the Defense Department announced Thursday it would keep deploying troops to the southern border to assist Customer and Border Patrol through October 2021. On the other, the new limit is 4,000, a drop of 1,500 from the previous cap. Effectively, Pentagon spokesman Army Lt. Col. Christian Mitchell confirmed to Military Times, […]