Panetta: US Combat Role in Afghanistan Over in 2013

But American, NATO troops will still have 'robust' advisory role

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 1, 2012 3:24 PM CST

(Newser) – At some point next year, the US will no longer be fighting a war in Afghanistan for the first time in a decade. "Hopefully by mid to the latter part of 2013 we’ll be able to make a transition from a combat role...   Read full story »

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