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Britain plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan next year, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday, as pressure mounts to end British involvement in the costly and unpopular war. More than 430 British troops have been killed in
In 2013, the United Kingdom, plans to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of his soldiers - said the defense minister Philip Hammond. In the UK, pressure grows to end the costly and unpopular war - a reminder Reuters.
A cortege carrying the bodies of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan passes through Wootton Bassett in 2010. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images Next week Nato defence ministers meet in Brussels, reportedly to start planning an Afghan army "
The Obama administration has started withdrawing troops from Afghanistan because of the increase in insider attacks on the US-led coalition forces in the volatile country. The withdrawal process will be completed at the end of September. The
Most Americans want US troops out of Afghanistan after more than a decade of war, according to a recent poll. But they want missions targeting Al Qaeda to continue, which could make the nation fall between two stools...Afghanistan would require a
THE planned withdrawal of more than 30,000 US "surge" troops from Afghanistan will be completed ahead of an end-of-month target date, officials say. President Barack Obama ordered in reinforcements in December 2009 and last year promised to have the
Early withdrawl of troops confirmed Sam Thompson, Newstalk ZB September 4, 2012, 6:31 am A defence expert is hoping the Government hasn't been pressured into an early withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. It's been confirmed the withdrawal will be
Washington is set to withdraw from Afghanistan in due course, a calculated effort to reduce the burden of the war on American decreasing economy. The war is overextended and its cost increasingly outpaces its benefits. Another argument for their
Your job is to help train soldiers of the Afghan National Army so they can take over responsibility for security in Uruzgan province. You've been in the country for several months, during the peak of the Taliban fighting season. It's been tough:
Seven Australian soldiers have now been killed in three so-called "green on blue" or "insider attacks" in the past 16 months by suspected Taliban posing as Afghan soldiers in training. Governor-General Quentin Bryce, who as Commander-in-Chief has