The U.S. and Taliban Sign an Agreement to Withdraw American Troops from Afghanistan

from  Global Dispatches -- World News That Matters

Mar 12, 2020


On February 29th, the United States and the Taliban entered into an agreement that would see the complete pullout of US troops from Afghanistan. In return, the Taliban would renounce international terrorist groups, like al Qaeda and the Islamic State, and prevent them from plotting foreign attacks from Afghan soil.  Despite how this has been characterized in some quarters of the media, "This is very much not a peace deal," says my guest, Michael Kugelman. He is the senior associate for South As...more

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