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U.S. Should Preserve Gains and Prevent Further Bloodshed

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Over the next year, the United States should continue to reduce its troop presence in Afghanistan and realign its military and financial investments to more sustainable levels. Current American security interests in Afghanistan are real but indirect, and can be served best through a more limited presence of military advisers and covert special operators.

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This article was originally published in U.S. News and World Report.

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