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Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Posted on AllSides July 7th, 2021

“The U.S. military troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is 90% complete, U.S. Central Command announced Tuesday… U.S. President Joe Biden ordered all American soldiers to leave the war-torn nation by September 11 to end nearly 20 years of unprecedented U.S. military engagement there. NATO partners have followed suit.” (VOA)

Many on both sides oppose the withdrawal, arguing that the US should keep a small number of troops in the country to support Afghan forces against the Taliban:

“Afghan army units are being wiped out by the Taliban, or are...

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