Americans in Afghanistan to fight through 2014, top commander says

The commander of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan bluntly warned Sunday that American soldiers will face combat in that war-torn country right up to the time they leave, December 31, 2014. General John Allen told reporters not to buy into a "narrative" that the handover of security responsibilities to Afghan forces next year means US troops will be out of harm's way. "Combat operations will continue in the country throughout the period of the remainder of the ISAF mission, which will...Full Story
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