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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video While U.S. President Donald #Trump has yet to concede to Joe Biden after the presidential election, he has ordered further troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and Iraq. The plan will cut the number of troops in the two countries by 2,500. The president has also reportedly explored options for an attack on Iran’s primary nuclear site following reports that Iran has substantially increased its reserves of nuclear material. Is a reduction of U.S. troops a responsible move at this moment? How could this affect peace negotiations in Afghanistan? And what could be the consequences of a U.S. strike on an Iranian nuclear site?CGTN YouTube Channel
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