US Completes Troop-Level Drawdown In Afghanistan, Iraq

Eurasia Review


By Jim Garamone

Troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan have dropped, acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller announced Friday.

There are now 2,500 U.S. service members in Iraq and 2,500 in Afghanistan. It is the lowest number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan since operations started there in 2001.

The reductions were longtime...

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