MEHWAR: US May Add Troops to Afghanistan Ahead of Withdrawal
The US will likely increase the presence of its troops in Afghanistan temporarily over the coming weeks and months to fulfill President Joe Biden’s order to safely withdraw all forces from the country by Sept. 11, the Pentagon said Friday.
Pentagon chief spokesman John Kirby did not provide details on this but said military leaders are still working out the details are still being worked out.
Kirby made a common comparison to 2011 when the United States withdrew troops from Iraq and said this drawdown will be “scoped and tailored to the situation.”
In this program, host Wahid Ahmadi discusses the topic with Mohammad Naeem, a Taliban spokesman, Latif Mahmoud, deputy spokesman for Presidential Palace and Khalil Sarwari, lecturer at the university.