Military Symbolic 'end' to Afghanistan war overshadowed by new Obama plans (+video)

The US and NATO closed their combat command in Afghanistan Monday, but US troops will remain and recent developments raise questions about their role.

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The United States military and NATO officially shuttered their combat command in Afghanistan in a little-noticed ceremony Monday, more than 13 years after the start of the longest war America has ever fought.