These are tough choices and many hands contributed to this. Many administrations in history all met with unhappy, extremely difficult challenge of Afghanistan.
It is pretty bad and I think it is going to get worse. I was just listening again to President Biden so the thing is that these talks with the Taliban that we initiated under President Trump, those were not peace negotiations. Basically, it was a surrender process
The ongoing withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is transforming diplomatic and security dynamics in Central Asia, creating opportunities for Russia and China to enhance their engagement with increasingly anxious governments in the region.
I think it’s a matter of time and how fast the ticking clock begin to tick. There is no doubt the Taliban emerges as the most significant military and political force in the country
The nature of the Afghan problem for Central Asia and Russia lies in Afghanistan becoming a source of instability for the region.
President Biden said the U.S. did what it set out to do in Afghanistan. He told reporters it's time to stop sending another generation of Americans to war with no expectation of a different outcome.
The United States has a moral obligation to its Afghan allies. Furthermore, the conflicts of the future will be complicated political/military affairs with a critical need for interpreters by the U.S. military and diplomats. Both America’s credibility and ability to attract local allies in future conflicts are on the line.
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Political expert and analysts speak about Afghanistan’s political and security future after the anticipated withdrawal of U.S. forces later this year.
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