President Joe Biden will withdraw all remaining US troops from Afghanistan on the twentieth anniversary of September 11, 2021.
The Washington Post reported:
President Biden will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan in the coming months, as those familiar with the plans said, and complete the military withdrawal by the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. These were attacks that the United States waged for the first time in its longest war.
The decision, which Biden is expected to announce on Wednesday, will hold thousands of U.S. forces in the country beyond the exit deadline negotiated with the Taliban on May 1 by the Trump administration last year, according to a person familiar with the matter, the other may spoke on condition of anonymity to describe plans that are not yet public.
Both left and right there is consensus that the American withdrawal from Afghanistan should have taken place years ago. The US can still conduct counterterrorism efforts without thousands of American boots on the ground.
Görge W. Bush brought the United States to Afghanistan after 9/11 for good reason, but both Obama and Trump failed to fully get the nation out of it. The nation’s longest military engagement will finally come to an end, under the historic presidency of Joe Biden.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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