US aims to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama is considering a 10,000 US Troops in Afghanistan before the operations ends in 2014. The figure is still being deliberated and deliberations still going on between Top US Official led by General John Allen and the Obama administration. The plan was recommended by the commander of the US and International forces in Kabul, proposed a force between 6,000 to 15,000.

President Obama promised to end the war in 2014. Although Washington is committed to pull out the 67,000 troops just speculations but definit in Afghanistan now, alongside 37,000 coalition troops and 337,000 local soldiers and police that make up the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).

Talks have be been going on between the two governments, The November 15 meeting discussed on the remaing US Troops in Afghanistan and NATO’s withdrawal on 2014.

However, Afghan President-Hamid Karzal is willing to accept US presence in his country provided that the conditions are met based on the agreements and for as long as the key demands are met and the American force can be subjected under the jurisdiction of Aghan Courts.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is hopeful that by December an exact figure and final decisions of US and Afghanistan will be announced public.

Analysts say that it is possible that about 36,000 troops is likely to be seen in Afghanistan in 2014. And some say even higher. All are just mere speculations.




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