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US Says No Decision Yet on Afghanistan Troopsi
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July 09, 2013 11:02 PM
The Pentagon says the United States has made no decision yet on how many troops to leave in Afghanistan after the scheduled 2014 deadline, but officials say they are considering the option of leaving no residual force at all. The Pentagon comment follows a New York Times report that President Obama is seriously considering a "zero option" after 2014. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.

US Says No Decision Yet on Afghanistan Troops

Published July 09, 2013

The Pentagon says the United States has made no decision yet on how many troops to leave in Afghanistan after the scheduled 2014 deadline, but officials say they are considering the option of leaving no residual force at all. The Pentagon comment follows a New York Times report that President Obama is seriously considering a "zero option" after 2014. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.


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