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Obama’s Afghan withdrawal comes with plenty of caveats

As the celebrations that greeted the killing of Osama bin Laden fade, another longstanding foreign policy issue is coming to the forefront of Washington debate: what should be done about Afghanistan?

11th June, 2011
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As the celebrations that greeted the killing of Osama bin Laden fade, another longstanding foreign policy issue is coming to the forefront of Washington debate: what should be done about Afghanistan?

In late 2009, US president Barack Obama announced a surge in US troop levels in the Asian country.

There are now around 100,000 US troops there, together with approximately 40,000 personnel from The US’s Nato allies.

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