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About 25,000 Troops May Be Needed In Afghanistan After 2014, Planners Say | NPR

When President Obama on Tuesday signed a 10-year security agreement with Afghan President Karzai, it wasn’t announced how many U.S. troops would remain in Afghanistan past 2014 — the year Afghans are supposed to take over full responsibilty for security there.

American military officials say that the planning figure is 25,000 troops, commanded by a three-star general.

For more on this story, visit: About 25,000 Troops May Be Needed In Afghanistan After 2014, Planners Say : The Two-Way : NPR.

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