Europeans hail US drawdown from Afghanistan

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June 23, 2011
ABC News    
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"European allies on Thursday applauded President Barack Obama's plan to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, with France jumping at the chance to announce its own drawdown in a mission that has drained budgets and strained public opinion across the continent. After nearly a decade of fighting in Afghanistan, Obama's withdrawal blueprint was welcomed by NATO allies facing dwindling support, if not outright opposition, because of the conflict." (06/23/11)

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=13910213  

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