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Afghans Failed to Build a Strategic Partnership with the US

This article was written by IWP student Arash Yaqin.

Arash Yaqin writes that after two decades of investment in blood and money, Afghans and Americans need to rethink and revisit their partnership.

Two months after the US-Taliban deal in Qatar, there is nothing as clear as the Trump administration’s firm commitment to provisions of the deal that allow US forces to withdraw from Afghanistan no matter what progress is made in persuading the Taliban to reduce violence or talk to their compatriots.