Fully withdrawn, no. But we’re getting pretty close; the U.S. military presence in these countries is now about as minimal as it can get.
A troop drawdown along an arbitrary timeline wouldn’t end the war so much as lay the groundwork for a new one.
How Trump can restore the chain of command: Fire the foreign-policy hacks who lied to him, and bring the troops home by Christmas.
The U.S. Armed Forces can’t stay in Afghanistan indefinitely, but we must be wary of a premature and hasty withdrawal.
Several Republicans in Congress are criticizing President Trump's order.
The senator wrote that the U.S. military's counter-terrorism operations are strong enough to tackle threats without being present.
The announcement confirms one last draw down of American soldiers from the Middle East before President Trump leaves office.
Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO would “face a difficult decision” if the U.S. decides to withdraw from Afghanistan.
There are currently roughly 4,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and 3,000 troops in Iraq.