President Trump is reportedly preparing to issue a formal order to cut the number of U.S. troops before he leaves office in January, Bloomberg and CNN report.
Per CNN, the order could come as soon as this week, and the Pentagon has reportedly notified military commanders to get ready for the withdrawal. There are around 4,500 troops in Afghanistan and 3,000 in Iraq; Trump is reportedly aiming to get the number down to 2,500 in each country.
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