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Date TimeAugust 29, 2019
VoicePresident Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States will keep a permanent presence in Afghanistan, with 8,600 troops initially, even after a deal is reached with the Taliban.
Trump: US to keep 8,600 troops in Afghanistan after deal with Taliban
"We're going down to 8,600 and then we make a determination from there," Trump said in an interview with Fox News radio.
Despite overwhelming advantages in firepower, the US military has little to show for its efforts and Trump is hoping he can declare the war over in time for his 2020 reelection campaign.

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