Daily Memo: US Presses Pause on Retrenchment

And the EU's foreign affairs chief is on a controversial trip to Moscow.

Drawdown slowdown. The Pentagon press secretary said the future U.S. force posture in Afghanistan was being assessed but would be based on conditions on the ground. This came as a congressionally mandated task force recommended a slower withdrawal from the country. In Europe, meanwhile, European Command said plans to remove some U.S. troops from Germany […]

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