US In Afghanistan Until 2014 And Maybe Longer By Michael McIntee | November 21, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Afghanistan Subscribe to Afghanistan Follow this author In Lisbon, Portugal, President Obama talks about the transition to Afghanistan troops taking the lead on their own security. That transition will begin in 2011 and is expected to be completed by 2014. However Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell says that US troops may still be in Afghanistan in 2014 and may still be responsible for the security of that country in some places. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.