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Afghanistan Future Uncertain As US Drawdown Looms

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The first phase of withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan began in July, in preparation for a full transition of power to Afghan forces in 2014. While some welcome the beginning of the end of the war, others worry that hard-fought progress will be lost as troops leave.
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