U.S. Has 1,000 More Troops in Afghanistan Than It Disclosed

The undercount complicates President Biden’s decision on carrying out a complete withdrawal by May 1, as his administration tries to jump-start peace talks.

American soldiers in 2018 at a checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan. Publicly, 2,500 U.S. troops are said to be in the country, but officials say the real number is closer to 3,500.
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