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Details of US Troop Cuts in Afghanistan Not Yet Set

U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan are set to decrease by 1,400 at year’s end, but the Defense Department has not yet come up with a specific plan for trimming its force structure. “We haven’t decided yet,” Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters Thursday aboard a military plane en route from Washington to Warsaw. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that only 8,400 U.S. troops would remain in Afghanistan by January 2017 — more than the force of 5,500 men and women the...

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