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Pentagon studying Soviet troops' Afghan war experience ahead of coalition withdrawal

At present, there are about 130,000 coalition troops in Afghanistan

MOSCOW, February 11. /ITAR-TASS/. The Pentagon, ahead of withdrawing coalition forces from Afghanistan, is carefully analyzing the military experience gained in that country by armies of the United States and its allies, as well as by Soviet troops during the Afghan war of 1979-1989, a Russian lawmaker said.