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Former top Trump adviser in September called withdrawing troops 'mistakes'

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster said the withdrawal of US troops from places like Afghanistan and Germany are "mistakes" from a long-term national security perspective and called for a sustained commitment to assisting the Afghan government and its security forces.

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US announces troop drawdown in Iraq

The US commander in the Middle East announced Wednesday a drawdown of US troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 in the month of September.

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Trump denies calling US troops 'losers' and 'suckers'

A report from The Atlantic claims President Donald Trump denigrated US service members, calling them "losers" and "suckers." CNN's Boris Sanchez reports White House officials deny the report while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is seizing on the story.

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Iran paid bounties on US troops, intel shows

US intelligence agencies assessed that Iran offered bounties to Taliban fighters for targeting American and coalition troops in Afghanistan, identifying payments linked to at least six attacks carried out by the militant group just last year alone, including a suicide bombing at a US air base in December, CNN has learned.

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Trump's decision to move troops from Germany slammed as 'a gift to Putin'

President Donald Trump's decision to pull nearly 12,000 US troops from Germany triggered an onslaught of disapproval from Republicans, Democrats and former senior military officials, who said the move will benefit Russia, degrade US national security and military readiness, cost US taxpayers billions and undermine US relations with Germany, NATO and Europe.

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