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This contradicts Obama's earlier ambition of only having 1,000 troops in Kabul during an address on U.S. military presence in Afghanistan from 2014.

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As 2010 approaches and the imminent withdrawal of troops from Iraq is near, we switch to what's happening in Afghanistan.

<strong>President Obama</strong> announced the <strong>deployment</strong> of another <strong>30,000 troops</strong> to <strong>Afghanistan</strong> in a Tuesday night <strong>speech</strong> at the <strong>U.S. Military Academy</strong> at <strong>West Point, New York</strong>.<!--more-->

<strong>President Obama</strong> plans to announce <strong>tonight</strong> that he will begin to transition <strong>American forces</strong> out of <strong>Afghanistan</strong> beginning in July <strong>2011</strong>, setting the first time frame to wind down the war there nearly a decade after the United States first sent troops in to topple the <strong>Taliban</strong> government.<!--more-->