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Envoy says US forces may stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014

Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker said if the Afghan government wanted US troops to stay longer, the withdrawal could be slowed. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker said if the Afghan government wanted US troops to stay longer, the withdrawal could be slowed.
By Rod Nordland
New York Times / December 11, 2011
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KABUL - The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday raised the possibility that U.S. combat troops could stay in the country beyond the 2014 deadline that the White House had set for their withdrawal. The ambassador, Ryan C. Crocker, speaking at a roundtable event with a small group of journalists, said that if the Afghan government wanted U.S. troops to stay longer, the withdrawal could be slowed. “They would have to ask for it,’’ he said.

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