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#WorldPoli: Some Afghans Eye US Military Drawdown with Concern Amid Increasing Violence – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – The recent White House announcement that the U.S. would further draw down its military forces in Afghanistan has heightened concerns for some Afghans facing increased violence amid stalled peace talks with Taliban insurgents. “We do not know what is going to happen to this country,” said Mohammad Zahir, …

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#WorldPoli: Iran Proxies Appear Emboldened by US Drawdown Decision – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Last week’s U.S. announcement that it would withdraw more than 2,000 of its troops from Iraq this month appears to have emboldened Iran-backed Shiite militias, with some groups vowing to keep up their fight against the remaining American troops in the country. The commander of U.S. Central Command, …

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