Chart: Troop Levels in Afghanistan Over the Years

The two charts below show troop levels in Afghanistan, both over time and at present. The top chart shows U.S. troop levels, which have steadily risen and peaked this year. 30,000 additional U.S. troops will be deployed in the coming months.

(CBS/ AP)


The second chart shows how many troops various countries around the world now have deployed in Afghanistan. America has far and away the most troops in the country, followed by Britain, Germany and France.

(AP/NATO/Dept. of Defense)

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