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Troop Visit

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited troops in Kabul, Afghanistan, in December 2012. Despite the scattered attacks, the Obama administration said it was moving forward with its plan to withdraw most U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but keep some to advise and assist the Afghans.