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Extraordinary security precautions are being taken ahead of Joe Biden's #inauguration  on January 20. Up to 25,000 National Guard troops could be deployed in Washington DC by Wednesday, three times more than the number of US personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria combined.

#UPDATE: Outgoing President Trump ordered force levels slashed in #Iraq  and #Afghanistan  to that level by January 15

Just In: The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz is being moved back into the Persian Gulf region along with other warships to provide combat support and air cover as US troops withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan by January 15 under President Trump’s orders a defense official tells CNN.

The troop drawdowns in Afghanistan and Iraq planned to be completed by mid-January will restrict the remaining forces in both countries and limit how the United States assists with future operations there, @USMC  Gen. Frank McKenzie said Thursday.

It is not clear whether President Donald Trump will order the withdrawal of the some 700 U.S. military forces from Somalia, following his orders for Afghanistan and Iraq, or whether the reported urge will pass before he leaves office in January.

It is not clear whether President Donald Trump will order the withdrawal of the some 700 U.S. military forces from Somalia, following his orders for Afghanistan and Iraq, or whether the reported urge will pass before he leaves office in January.

Republicans and US allies have expressed alarm that Donald Trump is to slash troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January, just before he is due to vacate the White House for Joe Biden.

The U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 in each country by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced on Tuesday.

Donald Trump's plan to reduce US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 each by mid-January is a slap in the face of US allies and strengthens extremism | OPINION

The US will withdraw 2500 troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before @JoeBiden  takes office January 20.

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The Pentagon announces the US will withdraw thousands more troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by January 15 -- just days before Biden takes office

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JUST IN: The US will reduce the number of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to 2,500 in each country by the 15th of January

US military commanders are anticipating President Trump will give a formal order as soon as this week to begin a further withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before he leaves office January 20, according to two US officials.

NEW: Acting Defense Sec. Chris Miller announces reductions in troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 15. "This is consistent with our established plans and strategic objectives...and does not equate to a change in U.S. policy or objectives."

"By January 15th, 2021, our forces--their size in Afghanistan--will be 2,500 troops. Our force size in Iraq will also be 2,500 by that same date.

JUST IN: Pentagon expects orders by end of the week to reduce troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January, U.S. official confirms.

US military commanders are anticipating President Trump will give a formal order as soon as this week to begin a further withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before he leaves office January 20, according to two US officials

@barbarastarrcnn : "US military commanders are anticipating that a formal order will be given by President Trump as soon as this week to begin a further withdrawal of US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq before Trump leaves office on January 20th...

- January 22. Donald Trump: “It's going to be just fine." - Today. 100,000 Americans are dead from coronavirus. - More than all American deaths in the Korean, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan wars - The numbers continue to climb - Trump is still AWOL

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