United States Troops will repatriated from Afghanistan

President America Barack Obama officially announced that U.S. troops will begin repatriated from Afghanistan. At the outset, as many as 10,000 troops are coming home to the United States on later this year.

Obama's announcement came in a speech at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington D.C., DC 20500-0004, USA, Wednesday afternoon local time (Thursday morning GMT). According to The New York Times, Obama described the gradual repatriation of troops from Afghanistan.

Later this year, Barack Obama said, 10,000 troops will come home. Further, 20,000 more will be gradually withdrawn from Afghanistan until mid-2012.

Thus, United States forces would leave 68,000 personnel in Afghanistan. But they all returned to the U.S. targeted in 2014, or when the Afghan government is ready to secure them from undermining the insurgents and the Taliban.

When start the task as president in January 2009, Obama adds to U.S. military personnel to Afghanistan as much as threefold. Now, they number around 100,000 people.

At the end of 2009, Obama is sending 30,000 new personnel to Afghanistan, which provided always that he would also repatriate some of the troops who have served long enough in there in July 2011.

Supported a number of countries, putting U.S. troops to Afghanistan shortly after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. There, U.S. forces fighting al-Qaeda terrorist network and the Taliban, and attempt to re-stabilize Afghanistan, which for years was destroyed by civil war.

During occupied Afghanistan, some 1,500 Americans working there were killed.