Administration mulls how many troops to leave in country after major pullout. Will we invade Iran and have a strong. What will happen if Romney gets elected. The White House is believed to favor faster reductions.
Seeks legal protection for small number of troops left behind.After more than a decade of war, the Taliban are a long way from being defeated and remain a formidable fighting force. Lack of legal agreement prompted complete pullout from Iraq. In recent weeks Taliban militants succeeded in briefly seizing the provincial capital of Kunduz, before eventually being repelled by Afghan forces. I know it's impossible to be sure but what is most likely going to happen.
It would include Special Operations forces, which would be assigned to carry out raids against Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups that are deemed to threaten American interests.His statement could be interpreted as part of an administration negotiating strategy. This would be similar to the USs current SOF capacity in Afghanistan. Some questions about Afghanistan. Obama to meet Friday with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Any force that remains is expected to have several missions.