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8,000-12,000 NATO's US Troops Will Stay in Afghanistan Past 2014
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By J.K. Trotter
The Atlantic Wire

President Obama's exit plan for Afghanistan is growing clearer, according to reports emerging from a meeting in Brussels between several NATO leaders, including U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. But it's not yet certain how many American troops (as opposed to troops from NATO allies) will bear the weight of maintaining peace in post-war Afghanistan — a key question emerging from the President's State of the Union address, during which he avowed that "by the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over."

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Added: Feb-22-2013 Occurred On: Feb-22-2013
By: BekasKhan
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