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Afghanistan Wants Troop Withdrawal Adjustment, Says US Commander

  • Michael Bowman

The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan says President Ashraf Ghani has requested greater flexibility in the final drawdown of America’s military presence in the country, expected to be completed by 2017. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, General John Campbell appeared to confirm recent media reports that the Obama administration is looking at options to adjust the pace of withdrawal this year - while remaining firm that the military mission in Afghanistan will end on time.