VOA News By Ayaz Gul ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The top American commander in Afghanistan revealed Monday the size of troop force in the country has quietly been reduced by 2,000 over the last year, insisting remaining military personnel  are still capable of reaching their stated objectives. The revelation by Gen. Austin Scott Miller, means the number of residual force now stands at roughly 12,000 soldiers. They are tasked with fighting terrorist groups, including al-Qaida and Islamic State, as well as training, advising and assisting Afghan forces battling Taliban ;   “Unbeknownst to the public as part of our optimization, over the…
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