US president Joe Biden said that the troops would leave a month before the deadline for withdrawal and also denied any responsibility for the loss of Afghan lives in the ongoing civil war which followed the announcement of troop withdrawal
Bagram base, about 60km north of Kabul, has been the centre for US operations since the invasion in 2001.
The great suffering and great waste of social wealth caused due to the war in Afghanistan is set to culminate with the Taliban’s return to power, and with terrorist groups, which are entrenched in parts of Central Asia, making a full return
The US has stated that it is leaving the country, but it has not publicly talked about any plans for the exit of the undisclosed 1,000 troops, the special forces, private contractors, etc.
What will it actually take for the two-decades long war in Afghanistan to end and for Afghanis to finally live in peace? Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad explain
The upcoming intra-Afghan peace negotiations, likely to take place 10 days after the agreement, will decide if the peace process between the US and the Taliban can be sustainable
The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan declared president Ashraf Ghani the winner with 50.64% of the votes but his main rival Abdullah Abdullah rejected the results and said he would form his own government
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about US President Donald Trump’s decision to end peace talks with the Taliban