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

US Seeks Up To 7,000 More NATO Troops For Afghan War

U.S. and European estimates of the new troops they may get from NATO allies vary from 3,000 to 7,000. Those would complement the additional U.S. forces Mr. Obama is considering; those options range from 10,000 to 40,000, but U.S. officials have said a combination of combat troops and training forces totaling 35,000 has gained the most momentum.

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