40,000 troops to leave Afghanistan by end of 2012

November 29, 2011 at 4:33 am in The Daily Republic

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Draw-down plans announced by the U.S. and more than a dozen other nations will shrink the foreign military footprint in Afghanistan by 40,000 troops at the close of next year, leaving Afghan forces increasingly on the frontlines of the decade-long war. Continue Reading