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No major US drawdown in Afghanistan

No major US drawdown in Afghanistan 21 Jun 2010 The US says it will not pull out large numbers of its troops from Afghanistan in July 2011, contradicting a promise made earlier by President Barack Obama. In an interview with Fox News on Sunday, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates brushed aside suggestions that Washington would, in accordance with a deadline set by Obama, begin a significant draw-down of its troops in July of 2011. "That absolutely has not been decided," Gates said.