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Hagel: 1,000 More US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan in 2015

Outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says as many as 1,000 more U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan during the first few months of 2015. At a news conference in Kabul Saturday, Hagel said President Barack Obama decided to adjust the withdrawal timeline because of delays in other Western nations' contributions of forces for a NATO support mission beginning in January. "Essentially, President Obama has just bought some time for the process to catch up. But the mission...

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