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Most U.S. Forces To Leave Afghanistan By End Of 2016

Reported: May. 27, 2014 3:00 PM EDT
Updated: May. 27, 2014 4:07 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP, ABC News, Jeff Morris) – The United States is winding down its military efforts in Afghanistan.

Media outlets are reporting that senior administration officials said President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016.

Obama's decision is largely in line with what military commanders have been seeking and will allow the president to fully end the American-led military effort by the time he leaves office.

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