An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters
An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters

US military blindsided by Donald Trump’s Afghan plan as Taliban cheers

  • Pentagon and State officials fear president’s tweet about having troops home ‘by Christmas’ will undercut ongoing peace talks
  • Hasty withdrawal could force US to leave behind sensitive military equipment

Topic |   Afghanistan
An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters
An armoured vehicle patrols near the site of an incident where two US soldiers were killed in February in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters
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