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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

NYTimes.com Monday, 16 November 2020 ()
Facing the end of his time in power, the president is pushing to accelerate withdrawals from counterterrorism conflicts. He campaigned on ending the longstanding wars.
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President Trump is reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. ABC's Martha Raddatz tells you when troops will start leaving the regions.

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