Although the Obama administration had officially planned to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by 2014, concerns about the stability of the Afghan government led the U.S. administration to enter talks with Afghan president Hamid Karzai to extend U.S. and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) presence in the country until 2024.Read More
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