General says troop cuts would leave too few to train Afghans

Army Gen. John Campbell, commander, Operation Resolute Support U.S. Forces, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing: “Afghanistan in 2016: The Evolving Security Situation and U.S. Policy, Strategy, and Posture.WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan says if the American troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, there will be too few left to train the still-fledgling Afghan security forces.

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