US Considers Total Afghan Withdrawal

'Zero option' after 2014 raised before Karzai talks

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 9, 2013 4:29 AM CST | Updated Jan 9, 2013 7:59 AM CST

(Newser) – How many US troops should stay in Afghanistan after the NATO combat mission ends next year? For the first time, officials are now saying zero is an option. Commanders recommend keeping a force of up to 15,000 in the country, but Deputy National Security...   Read full story »


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