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CIA begins exit from Afghanistan

Greg Miller from the Washington Post reports on the closing of CIA bases in Afghanistan. In tandem with the expected drawdown of 63,000 US troops in 2014, the spy agency is consolidating its territorial extent to a handful of bases. … Continue reading

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All US troops set to withdraw from Iraq at the end of the year

All active US troops are scheduled to leave Iraq, as agreed in 2008. The Obama administration had been keen to extend troop presence, but the Iraq government could not guarantee immunity to the soldiers on the ground. This turned out … Continue reading

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