Post-’14 troop talk causes stir in NATO
Panetta disputes German’s remark
Posted: February 23, 2013 at 5:39 a.m.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his NATO counterparts are considering leaving 8,000 to 12,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, but a dispute arose Friday between the U.S. and German defense officials over whether that contingent would be an international force or an American one.
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