Idrees Ali

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Planned drawdown in Afghanistan imperils U.S. push for peace

World Dec 22, 2018

Planned drawdown in Afghanistan imperils U.S. push for peace

U.S. President Donald Trump will upend his own strategy to bring peace to Afghanistan and end America's longest war if he proceeds with plans to withdraw about half of the 14,000 U.S. troops there, according to veteran diplomats and U.S. officials. A drawdown also will ...