Pentagon to cut troop levels to 2,500 in Iraq, Afghanistan

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The Pentagon has announced plans to speed up troop withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan and president trump's final days in office acting defense secretary Chris Miller says the US will pull more than twenty five hundred troops from Afghanistan and five hundred from a rock by January fifteenth leaving about twenty five hundred in each I celebrate this day as we continue the presidents consistent progress in completing the mission we began nearly two decades ago but the plan falls short of the president's pledge to end the wars and runs counter to his guidance that pull out to be based on conditions not the calendar some GOP leaders and U. S. allies have been warning against a rash withdrawal Sager mag ani Washington

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