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Afghanistan Pullout

U.S. Not Ruling Out Complete Pullout From Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration does not rule out a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 2014, the White...

The Best Laid Plans: How Quickly Will the U.S. Leave Afghanistan?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

The American "withdrawal" regularly mentioned in the media doesn't really mean "withdrawal." On paper at least, for years to come the U.S. will partially occupy a country that has a history of loathing foreigners who won't leave (and making them pay for it).

Pulling Out Of Afghanistan A Logistical 'Nightmare'

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

By Rob Taylor KABUL, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A senior U.S. logistics commander rejected accusations on Sunday from frontline combat troops t...

After a Massacre, Islamic Cavalry to the Rescue?

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 05.16.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

With plans for both its options for orderly disengagement from Afghanistan upended this week by a staff sergeant's massacre of 16 Afghan civilians, the Obama administration urgently needs to alter the equation.

Obama Expected To Announce Afghanistan Troop Reduction

Los Angeles Times | David S. Cloud and Christi Parsons, Los Angeles Times | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

President Obama plans to announce a troop reduction in Afghanistan that Pentagon and other administration officials say is expected to bring home abou...

U.S. Considering Steeper Troop Reductions From Afghanistan

New York Times | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's national security team is contemplating troop reductions in Afghanistan that would be steeper than those discussed eve...