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Obama to announce 34K troops to be home in 1 year

A person familiar with President Barack Obama's State of the Union address says he will announce that 34,000 US troops will be home from Afghanistan one year from Tuesday.

 

That's about half the U.S. troops currently in Afghanistan. The decision marks the next phase in Obama's plans to end the US-led war in Afghanistan by the end of 2014. (AP)