Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

Published On: Jun 18 2013 11:36:52 AM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2014 12:41:07 PM CDT

President Obama now wants to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through 2016. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

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Defense Department

June 22, 2011 -- President Barack Obama announces that 10,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2011, and an additional 23,000 will leave by the summer of 2012.

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