Panetta surprises with Afghanistan comments

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WASHINGTON • President Barack Obama’s administration scrambled Thursday to tamp down the fallout out from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s surprise announcement that the United States would end its combat role in Afghanistan a year earlier than expected — a revelation that heightened confusion over U.S. strategy and stoked Afghan distrust of American intentions. The U.S. decision also could…

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