Afghanistan

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The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is now formally underway, according to the White House and several US defense officials. ...
Blinken stressed that despite the imminent withdrawal, the US is “not disengaging from Afghanistan.” ...
Retired Navy Admiral William McRaven joins Andrea Mitchell, breaking down the decision process between military leaders and the president that culminated in his announcing plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September. "There are risks. Make no mistake about it," Adm. McRaven says. "As long as those concerns are laid on the table of the President, then the President, as the Commander in Chief makes a decision, and we as a professional military, carry out the President's decision an ...
Blinken told CNN a civil war or Taliban takeover in Afghanistan is 'certainly a possible scenario' when the US withdraws all its troops from the country. ...

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