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War Without End: Up To 15,000 US Troops To ‘Remain In Afghanistan Until 2024’

It is already America's longest war, but a new draft of a key U.S.- Afghan security deal reveals plans for military forces to stay on indefinitely in Afghanistan- costing the taxpayer tens of billions.

The wide ranging document, obtained by NBC News, outlines plans to stay on until 2024 'and beyond' - maintaining bases in Afghanistan and paying to support and train hundreds of thousands of Afghan security forces.

Afghan officials hope that up to 15,000 American troops will remain in the country after the scheduled 2014 withdrawl date as the United States faces a never-ending war against al-Qaeda and the Taliban in the war torn nation...

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