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  1. US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through end 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Jerusalem Post

    The United States will maintain its current 9, 800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday after President Barack Obama met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. "Based on President Ghani's request for flexibility in the US drawdown timeline, the US will maintain its current posture of 9,800 troops through the end of 2015," the White House said.

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  2. US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through end 2015 - White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The United States will maintain its current 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday after President Barack Obama met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. A U.S. soldier from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment shields himself from the rotor wash of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police near Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan December 20, 2014.

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  3. Afghan leaders begin U.S. visit with compliments and expressions of thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Day

    Camp David, Md. - The once acrimonious relationship between Washington and Kabul largely appeared to be a faded memory here on Monday, as top U.S. officials joined visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in pointing to a "revitalized partnership" and announcing their intent to fund his country's security forces through 2017.

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  4. U.S. to seek funding to ensure size of Afghan forcesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday that the Pentagon is seeking funding to ensure Afghan troops are maintained at its targeted peak level through 2017 as a move to show U.S. commitment to strategic partnership with Afghanistan. "As one part of that commitment, today, we can announce that the Defense Department intends to seek funding for Afghan forces to sustain an end-strength of 352,000 personnel through 2017," said Carter at a joint press conference with Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.

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  5. Afghan, American leaders huddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In a show of unity, U.S. and Afghan officials laid the groundwork Monday for new relations between the two countries, including plans to seek U.S. funding to maintain an Afghan security force of 352,000 and long-term counterterrorism efforts. Discussions over future U.S. troop levels continue as the war winds down.

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  6. Pakistan to construct motorway from Peshawar to Kabul : March 23, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan Syed Abrar Hussain on Monday said that Pakistan had planned to construct a motorway from Peshawar to Kabul and a feasibility study about the project would soon be commissioned. Ambassador expressed these views after hoisting National flag on the occasion of National Day at the Pakistan embassy in Kabul.

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  7. Obama's Afghanistan ResetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | National Journal

    President Barack Obama speaks during the second-annual White House Student Film Festival in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 20, 2015. President Obama, buoyed at last by the presence of an Afghan leader he can work with, is expected to adjust the schedule of American troop withdrawals from Afghanistan when he meets this week with President Ashraf Ghani.

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  8. US exit from Afghanistan tied to developing security forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | CBS Atlanta

    As Ghani heads to the United... The Senate's 100 members don't agree on much. They agreed they wanted legislation to help the victims of sex trafficking.

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  9. Afghan president to embark on landmark Washington visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | SFGate

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani conucts a news conference at the presidential palace in Kabul ahead of his trip to Washington. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani gestures as he addresses a press conference for international media at the presidential palace in Kabul on March 21, 2015.

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  10. Ghani Heads to Washington for First Visit as PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Big News Network.com

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  11. Obama announces US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The China Post

    President Barack Obama is meeting next week with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and is expected to announce plans to slow down the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan. Current plans call for a U.S. drawdown to 5,500 troops by year's end.

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  12. Man on a mission to rebuild AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | This is Oxfordshire

    AS THE British Armed Forces leave Afghanistan, one former Headington man is staying behind to help rebuild the shattered country. Usman Nizami works for the Government's Department For International Development and is based in the war-torn country's capital, Kabul.

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  13. Uzbekistan extends contract on railway maintenance in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Trend

    Uzbekistan Railways State Joint-Stock Railway Company has extended the contract for the operation and maintenance of the Hairatan-Mazar-i-Sharif railway line in Afghanistan, Afghanistan's embassy in Uzbekistan told Trend. "The agreement on the contract extension has been signed between the Uzbekistan Railways and the Ministry of Public Works of Afghanistan this week," a representative of the embassy said.

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  14. U.S.-Afghan Talks To Discuss Troops LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Weekday Magazine

    The pace of the U.S. military exit from Afghanistan will be among topics discussed next week in meetings between U.S. President Barack Obama with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. Current plans call for a U.S. drawdown to 5,500 troops by the end of this year, but the U.S. has suggested it might keep more troops in Afghanistan next year.

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  15. Obama may slow withdrawal of troops from AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    Afghan security police stand guard at a checkpoint in Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan on Feb. 26, 2015. President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans next week to slow down the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan.

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  16. Obama to slow Afghan pullback, though post-2016 plan intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Erie Times News

    "' President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans next week to slow down the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan. But the White House on Friday night tamped down expectations raised earlier by an administration official that it could reconsider its plan to remove nearly all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.

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  17. Obama to slow pace of troop withdrawals from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Obama administration is suggesting it could reconsider its plan to remove nearly all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as part of an effort to ensure that the Afghans can maintain security in their country. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans next week to slow down the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan.

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  18. Obama to Slow Afghan Pullout, but Post-2016 Plan IntactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | News Max

    President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans next week to slow the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan, but the White House on Friday night tamped down expectations that it might reconsider its plan to remove nearly all U.S. troops by the end of 2016. Current plans call for a U.S. drawdown to 5,500 troops by the end of this year, but the Obama administration has said previously that it might keep more troops in Afghanistan next year.

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  19. U.S. might stay in Afghanistan after 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Virginian-Pilot

    International Security Assistance Force Joint Command Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, left, folds the flag of IJC during a flag-lowering ceremony north of Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.

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  20. Obama to announce slower Afghan withdrawal; White House says post-2016 plan intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Star Tribune

    In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks to troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Obama administration is abandoning plans to cut the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan to 5,500 by yeari 1 2s end, bowing to military leaders who want to keep more troops, including many into the 2016 fighting season, U.S. officials say. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans next week to slow down the pace of troop withdrawals between now and the end of 2016 to maintain security in Afghanistan.

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