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US begins final troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

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The United States has begun its final withdrawal from Afghanistan, with a goal to remove the last 2,500 American troops and 7,000 NATO soldiers from the country by the end of summer. Violence has spiked in Afghanistan since February 2020 after the U.S. signed a peace deal with the Taliban.