Tuesday, December 20, 2005

US to cut troop level in Afghan and possibly Iraq too

** U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has signed orders that will reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan down to 16,000...
** Also... a possible reduction could very well bring the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to about 129,000 from a baseline of 138,000. There are approximately 150,000 U.S. troops there now due to the military’s increased support and backup of the last two elections just held in Iraq...
Read more on topic at:
>> abcNEWS.com...
US to cut troop level in Afghanistan - report
>> washingtonpost.com
‘U.S. Plans Downsizing in Iraq, Afghanistan’

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