U.S. plans for more than 5,000 troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan

FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops patrol at an Afghan National Army (ANA) Base in Logar province, Afghanistan August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is planning to withdraw more than 5,000 of the 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a U.S. official said on Thursday, in the latest sign Trump’s patience is thinning with America’s longest war and overseas military interventions. On Wednesday, Trump rebuffed top advisers and decided to pull all U.S. troops […]

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