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US not leaving Afghanistan in 2011, says top adviser

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President Obama's top national security adviser, General James Jones, has said the United States has no intention of leaving Afghanistan "in the near future" and certainly not in 2011.

Gen Jones was seeking to allay fears that the US intends to pull out completely after Mr Obama's announcement that US troops would start to withdraw in July 2011.

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