Afghanistan

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The senior US general responsible for US troops in the Middle East made clear Thursday that the US intends to maintain military influence and the ability to carry out air strikes in Afghanistan after American and NATO troops are withdrawn from the country later this year. ...
The U.S. response to 9/11 evolved from a campaign to defeat al Qaeda and the Taliban into a doomed project in nation-building. But complete withdrawal is no solution. ...
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Republican caucuses position on infrastructure, voicing his opposition to any tax increases to fund investments in roads and bridges, and share his thoughts why he believes the planned Afghanistan troop withdrawal is a "mistake" ahead of a meeting with the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense. ...
A Chinese government newspaper, condemned President Joe Biden for announcing he would withdraw from Afghanistan in September. ...

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