APNewsBreak: Obama seeks to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after year's end

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 27, 2014 - 10:50 AM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by 2016, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

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