US will withdraw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 2021
Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021.
Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that there would be a reduction in American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan by this January. NBC's Courtney Kube has details. Aired on 11/17/2020. Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Tuesday announced plans to reduce U.S. troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying the decision fulfills President Donald Trump's pledge to bring forces home even as Republicans and U.S. allies warn against a rash withdrawal. President Trump asked his national security cabinet about striking Iran after UN inspectors reported Tehran was stockpiling uranium, NBC News confirms. Trump also pushed the Pentagon to withdraw troops from Iraq and Afghanistan. Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller said Tuesday the #US will reduce #troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan by mid-January, asserting that the decision fulfills President Donald #Trump's pledge to bring forces home from America's long wars even as Republicans and US allies warn of the dangers of withdrawing before conditions are right.