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Specter of Benghazi drives US-Afghan talks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya has become a factor driving the White House decision on how many troops to leave in Afghanistan after 2014 — and a specter hanging over U.S.-Afghan talks in Washington. The Afghan president wants a near-total drawdown of U.S. forces, with a surge of aid for his own troops. U.S. officials say that after losing a...