The Netherlands

The government collapsed over a dispute whether to extend the mission in Afghanistan. The Labor party, which is in the ruling coalition government, has rejected a plan by the Christian Democratic Alliance party to keep a small force in Uruzgan province. The Netherlands has more than 1,600 in country and they are set to be withdrawn next year.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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