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Obama speeding up Afghan war pullout

President Barack Obama announced Friday that he’s accelerating the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, with the 66,000 American troops moving this spring into a largely training and advisory role and Afghan troops taking the lead throughout the country in fighting the Taliban-led insurgency.

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  • Headline: Obama speeding up Afghan war pullout
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/12/2013
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