UK to halve its troop presence in Afghanistan

Phased withdrawal comes amid doubts over Afghans' ability to maintain their country's security.

    Britain is considering halving its troop presence in Afghanistan over the next six months.

    It believes the Afghan army has shown remarkable progress, as it takes on full responsibility for the country's security.

    But as Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Helmand, not everyone is convinced.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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