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Trump withdrawal plan could tip Afghanistan towards more violence

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Trump withdrawal plan could tip Afghanistan towards more violenceDonald Trump’s plan for a swift withdrawal of over half the US troops in Afghanistan comes at a dangerous time for a country officially in peace talks, but grappling with escalating bloodshed and shrinking financial support from foreign donors. Attacks are up by 50% since negotiations between the...
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[NFA] President Donald Trump will sharply reduce the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday, stopping short of a full withdrawal from America's longest war. Colette Luke has the latest.

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