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US Withdrawal Afghanistan

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

The $60 Billion Question: Can Afghanistan Take The Taliban And ISIS On Its Own?

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- American taxpayers have spent $62.5 billion on Afghanistan's military and police forces since the U.S. invaded that country in 2001. It ...

Ali Watkins

Why The U.S. Can't Be Done With Afghanistan Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the United States accelerating its withdrawal from Afghanistan after helping to establish a new unity government there, a congressi...

Can We Afford Another Failed State in Afghanistan? Beyond the 2014 Drawdown

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Zaman Stanizai

In the annals of U.S. foreign policy, Afghanistan stands as a typical case where a flawed military strategy has sidelined viable political solutions. Washington incentivized war through perks and privileges, and four-star promotions and undermined peace efforts. The U.S. has had a war strategy, but no political strategy or a clear exit strategy.

U.S., Afghanistan Near Agreement On Post 2014 Strategy

Posted 07.31.2013 | World

The United States and Afghanistan have reportedly moved closer to a bilateral agreement that spells out the presence of American forces in the country...

Russia Mulls Sending Troops To Tajik-Afghan Border

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

By Amie Ferris-Rotman KABUL, May 17 (Reuters) - Russia, predicting instability once NATO-led troops withdraw from Afghanistan by the e...

Will Civil War Hit Afghanistan When The U.S. Leaves?

www.newyorker.com | Posted 09.01.2012 | World

In the eleven years since the American invasion of Afghanistan, Abdul Nasir has become a modern and prosperous professional. A worldly man in his late...