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Afghanistan, 30,000 US soldiers by the next Summer
Kabul, Afghanistan - Renewed attention promised by new US President Barack Obama
The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, has said that up to 30,000 additional US troops could be sent to Afghanistan by mid-2009. Adm Mullen said he hoped that between 20,000 and 30,000 extra troops would be in Afghanistan in the Spring, but certainly by the beginning of summer at the latest. Washington will send about 3,000 soldiers in January, 2,800 by the next Spring,...
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