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the US is expected to cut troops from Afghanistan as part of an efficiency drive US army general Joseph hotel told Reuters exclusively Friday he estimates more than one thousand soldiers will be pulled out that falls in line with remarks by president Donald Trump earlier this month when he said he planned to bring down troop levels in Afghanistan great nations do not fight endless wars but will the U. S. is in talks with the Taliban these efforts are not linked to those peace negotiations instead of %HESITATION tell head of the US military Central Command said it's a cost cutting efforts by the new commander army general Scott to Miller who took over the more than seventeen year war effort in September the Pentagon says around fourteen thousand soldiers are currently stationed in Afghanistan Taliban negotiators will meet their U. S. counterparts next week to carry on the peace talks with