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Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:31 p.m.

Afghans on their own after '16, Obama says

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he plans to greatly reduce U.S. forces in Afghanistan by the end of the year and withdraw the last combat troops by the end of 2016, declaring that "it's time to turn the page on a decade in which so much of our foreign policy was focused on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq."

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