US readies for Afghan withdrawal

White House reportedly working out exactly how many soldiers will come home.

    The Obama administration is just weeks away from a promised withdrawal of some of its troops from Afghanistan.

    About 100, 000 US troops are currently serving there. But according to the New York Times, the White House is still working out exactly how many soldiers will come home.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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