US troop presence in Afghanistan would be modest: Pentagon

The presence of US troops in Afghanistan after the 2014 pullout would be "modest", Pentagon said.

Obama, Karzai to discuss future US troop presence

The scheduled meeting between US Prez Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai next month is expected to lay the rules of presence of US troops.

Immunity issue scuttled US troop deal: Iraq PM

The comments by Nouri al-Maliki, a Shiite, made clear
that it was Iraq who refused to let the US military remain
under the Americans` terms.

Weakened al Qaeda may speed US withdrawal

Twenty of al Qaeda`s 30 prominent leaders in the region had been killed in the past year.

US troop deaths double in Afghanistan

The number of US troops killed in Afghan has roughly doubled in the first three months of 2010 compared to the same period last year.