U.S. assistance to the Afghan army and police will be cut by more than half before the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops in 2014, the Pentagon said.
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U.S Soldiers with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment gather around a fire to stay warm during Operation Helmand Spider, Badula Qulp, Helmand province, Afghanistan on February 13, 2010. UPI/Efren Lopez/U.S. Air Force
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