NATO to Withdraw 40,000 Troops Next Year, But War is Not Over

NATO will reduce its troop levels in Afghanistan by 40,000 by the end of 2012, according to the Pentagon, as the overall military presence in the country begins to decrease. By that date, America’s share of the pullout will include 33,000 soldiers –¬†one-third of 101,000 U.S. troops who were in Afghanistan in June. The gradual … Continue reading NATO to Withdraw 40,000 Troops Next Year, But War is Not Over