Charting end to Afghan war, Obama plans withdrawal of virtually all US troops by end of 2016

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 27, 2014 - 8:37 PM

WASHINGTON — Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.

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