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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Washington Post: 9,000 Troops Will Deploy To Afghanistan Soon After Obama's Speech

KABUL -- Days after President Obama outlines his new war strategy in a speech Tuesday, as many as 9,000 Marines will begin deploying to southern Afghanistan to renew an assault on a Taliban stronghold that stalled earlier this year amid a troop shortage and political pressure from the Afghan government, senior U.S. officials said.

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