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Obama signs deal to keep troops in Afghanistan through 2024

Sunday, November 24, 2013 6:08
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Yet another promise broken.

Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had finalized the wording of a bilateral security agreement that would allow for a lasting American troop presence through 2024 and set the stage for billions of dollars of international assistance to keep flowing to the government in Kabul.

The deal, which will now be presented for approval by an Afghan grand council of elders starting on Thursday, came after days of brinkmanship by Afghan officials and two direct calls from Mr. Kerry to President Hamid Karzai, including one on Wednesday before the announcement.

Well what do you know? My 28 year old son served in Afghanistan and now my 8 year old son will have a chance to do the same. War without end…

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