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US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024
Posted By admin On August 19, 2011 @ 4:50 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
London Telegraph 
August 19, 2011
America and Afghanistan are close to signing a strategic pact which would allow thousands of United States troops to remain in the country until at least 2024, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.
The agreement would allow not only military trainers to stay to build up the Afghan army and police, but also American special forces soldiers and air power to remain.
The prospect of such a deal has already been met with anger among Afghanistan’s neighbours including, publicly, Iran and, privately, Pakistan.
It also risks being rejected by the Taliban and derailing any attempt to coax them to the negotiating table, according to one senior member of Hamid Karzai’s peace council.
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 London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8712701/US-troops-may-stay-in-Afghanistan-until-2024.html
 Afghanistan: British commander in Helmand believes troops need to stay 10 years: http://www.prisonplanet.com/afghanistan-british-commander-in-helmand-believes-troops-need-to-stay-10-years.html
 US may use ‘military means’ to defend Afghanistan until 2024: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-may-use-military-means-to-defend-afghanistan-until-2024.html
 Afghanistan ‘risks turning into civil war’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/afghanistan-risks-turning-into-civil-war.html
 Osama bin Laden was within reach of US troops in Afghanistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/osama-bin-laden-was-within-reach-of-us-troops-in-afghanistan.html
 Globalists Plan to Stay in Afghanistan Forever: http://www.prisonplanet.com/globalists-plan-to-stay-in-afghanistan-forever.html
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