Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 – HEDGE accordingly

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden will remove all US troops from Afghanistan before this year’s 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, finally ending America’s longest war despite mounting fears of a Taliban victory, officials said Tuesday. The drawdown delays only by around five months an agreement with the Taliban by former president Donald Trump to withdraw all troops, amid a growing consensus in Washington that little more can be achieved. Biden, who will make an announcement on Wednesday, has “reached the conclusion that the United States will complete its drawdown — will rem…

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