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Sat Dec 14, 2019, 09:33 PM

Trump to announce he's pulling thousands of troops from Afghanistan (as early as next week)

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(CNN) - President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN.

The announcement could come as early as next week, but the official said its timing remains in flux.

Trump previously indicated that he intended to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan, where between 12,000 and 13,000 US troops are currently serving in the 18-year war.

"We're going down to 8,600 and then we make a determination from there as to what happens," Trump told Fox News Radio in August. "We're bringing it down."


https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/14/politics/us-troops-drawdown-afghanistan/index.html

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Reply Trump to announce he's pulling thousands of troops from Afghanistan (as early as next week) (Original post)
spanone Dec 14 OP
Eliot Rosewater Dec 14 #1
dewsgirl Dec 14 #2
former9thward Dec 14 #4
Wellstone ruled Dec 14 #3
former9thward Dec 14 #5
Wellstone ruled Dec 14 #8
Polybius Dec 14 #6
USALiberal Dec 14 #7
Turbineguy Dec 15 #9

Response to spanone (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 09:35 PM

1. Yep, 100%...Cares NOTHING about Afghanistan, cares NOTHING about our soldiers

and sailors and air-persons, NOTHING.

So yes, total distraction.

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 09:47 PM

2. Look what I found...interesting it's from the day Lavrov came to the WH.

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:33 PM

4. How long do you want to remain in Afghanistan?

Have you read the Washington Post expose on it?

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:30 PM

3. So,are the few remaining Troops

going to maintain the major Air Base in Kabul until Vlad and his Boys transition in from the Country Side.

Just another Syrian operation.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:34 PM

5. How long do you want to remain in Afghanistan?

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Response to former9thward (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:57 PM

8. Me,out like yesterday.

But,it never works that way. Scorched Earth on the way out. But,this POS in the White House will not let that happen.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:39 PM

6. Hopefully he pulls them all out

I've been advocating this since the Bush days. That monster Bush has over 100,000 dead on his hands.

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Response to Polybius (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 10:46 PM

7. +1000 nt

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Sun Dec 15, 2019, 12:19 AM

9. Ah yes.

The military genius speaks!

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