Obama promises pull out of US troops from Afghanistan


At the end of his surprise visit to Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama announced a pact with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to pull out 23,000 troops from the country by the end of summer 2012, and his commitment to honor the 2014 deadline for the US to turn over to the Afghan government. Speaking on Wednesday, May 2, before his departure from Kabul, President Obama promised to “end this war responsibly.” Obama’s visit, his 3rd in history, coincided with the anniversary of the US raid in neighboring Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden. xperts however believe that a pull out of troops from Afghanistan will allow Al Qaeda to strengthen its position anew. 

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