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The debate over the initial Afghan drawdown has highlighted rifts between White House and Pentagon.
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About 26,000 armed security contractors work with the US govt in Afghanistan.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 09, 2009, 17:47
The senior US general in Afghanistan is predicting success for President Barack Obama`s revamped war strategy, telling Congress it`s the best available approach.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 05, 2009, 10:27
The United States welcomed new troop commitments from its allies to fight the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan, warning the battle was a crucial test for NATO.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 03, 2009, 18:56
America`s NATO allies have been strongly supportive of the administration`s plans for the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama`s envoy said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 00:35
Prez Obama will announce his plan to bolster the Afghan war in a speech Tuesday night from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, his spokesman said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 07, 2009, 15:25
A top Pentagon official says President Obama`s new plan for Afghanistan will certainly involve an increase in the number of international troops.
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