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Pentagon plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq in Trump's waning days

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 17 November 2020 ()
The Pentagon announced plans to reduce troops levels to 2,500 in both Afghanistan and Iraq, leaving a residual force in both countries as President Donald Trump is scheduled to leave office.
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