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Amid a surge in high-profile assassinations and violent attacks, the Biden administration is indicating it will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan past a May withdrawal deadline laid out in the U.S. deal with the Taliban.
President Joe Biden has talked about keeping U.S. forces for counter terrorism or to defend the U.S.-backed Afghan government against a rise in Taliban attacks, but it's unclear under what conditions, to what end, and for how long after America's nearly 20 years of war in that country.
Following sharp draw-downs by former President Trump, U.S. troops are at their lowest level in Afghanistan, which the Pentagon says in a new report, has imposed "limitations" on completing its mission.
originally posted by: Themaskedbeast
a reply to: carewemust
Yes we get drug addicts homeless more crime more death broken families and homes. Honestly it's a pretty long list of returns to bad they are all horrible.
originally posted by: carewemustIf it could not be completed after 20 years, at the cost of thousands of U.S. lives, why pick this moment to reverse course and re-engage in the Afghan war?