Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001-2013
February 1, 2012 2:09 PM Subscribe
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More than ten years after it began
, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has announced
a "mid-2013" end to combat operations in the Afghan War
, the longest
in US history.
The announcement follows Nicolas Sarkozy's surprising declaration
last week of a 2013 French withdrawal.
It is unknown if the United States will continue its program of drone attacks
in neighboring Pakistan.