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Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels: US official

AFP  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump today granted the Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, an US official said, a move that could lead to the deployment of thousands more soldiers.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed reports that Pentagon chief Jim Mattis can now set troop numbers, noting that no new levels have yet been decided.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels: US official

President Donald Trump today granted the Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, an US official said, a move that could lead to the deployment of thousands more soldiers. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed reports that Pentagon chief Jim Mattis can now set troop numbers, noting that no new levels have yet been decided. President Donald Trump today granted the Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, an US official said, a move that could lead to the deployment of thousands more soldiers.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed reports that Pentagon chief Jim Mattis can now set troop numbers, noting that no new levels have yet been decided.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels: US official

President Donald Trump today granted the Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, an US official said, a move that could lead to the deployment of thousands more soldiers.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed reports that Pentagon chief Jim Mattis can now set troop numbers, noting that no new levels have yet been decided.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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