Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last U.S. Marines hand over base

British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan on Sunday as they and U.S. Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a U.S.-led invasion launched the long and costly war against the Taliban.

The timing of their withdrawal has not been announced for security reasons.

With elections close Its a wonder it was not announced by the current administration.  Politics overrides security every time.

via Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last U.S. Marines hand over base | Reuters.

But do not worry Afghanistan, someone will fly by occasionally:

NATO promises Afghans air support after 2014 as it shuts key base

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