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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Brass is ejected from the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon fired by an Afghan national security force member during combat marksmanship practice in Now Zad, Afghanistan on January 1, 2010. UPI/Zachary J. Nola/U.S. Marines
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