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The United States has closed at least 10 bases around Afghanistan. But drawdown details remain murky.
 
By
Susannah George and
Dan Lamothe
November 27, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. EST

KABUL — The United States has closed at least 10 bases across Afghanistan since the signing of a deal with the Taliban in February, according to Afghan and U.S. officials, part of a drawdown process so murky that many here say they are uncertain of what's to come despite a fast-approaching deadline.

The base closures are part of the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan outlined in the deal. An Afghan official and a U.S. official confirmed the closure of the bases, several of which were previously unreported. The officials, like others in this report, spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive topic.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/afghanistan-us-base-closures/2020/11/26/66c5d1c6-2df8-11eb-9dd6-2d0179981719_story.html
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