The Netherlands

The Netherlands will begin withdrawing its troops starting in August after the government collapsed over extending their deployment. More than 1,600 Dutch troops are deployed in the southern province of Uruzgan, a Taliban stronghold. Twenty-one Dutch soldiers have been killed since the country deployed forces in 2006.

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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