Afghanistan Drawdown To Include Combat Troops For U.S. troops in Afghanistan looking to return home, a little reason for optimism. On Wednesday, the top American commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, spoke before Congress about drawdowns. He said some combat forces could return as part of the initial withdrawal this July.
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Afghanistan Drawdown To Include Combat Troops

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Afghanistan Drawdown To Include Combat Troops

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For U.S. troops in Afghanistan looking to return home, a little reason for optimism. On Wednesday, the top American commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, spoke before Congress about drawdowns. He said some combat forces could return as part of the initial withdrawal this July.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, Host:

The Pentagon says it needs combat troops because heavy fighting is expected in the spring and summer, and it wants to make sure no territory is lost.

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