Obama to Announce Withdrawal of 34K Troops

Accelerated drawdown to feature in State of the Union address

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 12, 2013 9:30 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama intends to pull about half of the US' remaining troops in Afghanistan out of the country within a year, and will announce the move at tonight's State of the Union address, two sources familiar with the address tell the AP. Obama agreed...   Read full story »

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