US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel attends a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Pentagon plans to shrink US Army to pre-second world war levels

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel reveals plans to reduce the size of the US Army by 13 per cent, as conflicts in Afghanistan, and earlier Iraq, come to a close

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US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel attends a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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