Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 4:52 pm (Updated: May 27, 5:01 pm)
By Julie Pace
AP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON — Seeking to turn the page on more than a decade of war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for greatly reducing U.S. forces in Afghanistan by the end of the year and then ending the U.S. military commitment by the end of 2016.
“We have now been in Afghanistan longer than many Americans expected,” Obama acknowledged during an appearance in the White House Rose Garden. “Now we’re finishing the job we’ve started.”
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