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US may return to Afghanistan to suppress Taliban

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Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.

As United States is on the verge of leaving Afghanistan by pulling out all its servicemen by September, criticism on the move have been stretching in to the US domain now.

FORT DRUM, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 10: U.S. Army soldiers return home from a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan on December 10, 2020 at Fort Drum, New York. The 10th Mountain Division soldiers who arrived this week are under orders to isolate at home or in barracks, finishing their Covid-19 quarantine just before Christmas. The troops were replaced in Afghanistan by a smaller force, as the U.S. military continues to reduce troop levels Afghanistan. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

On Sunday, the Illinois republic representative Adam Kinzinger who has once served in Afghanistan as lieutenant in US Air Force, said that the full drawdown from Afghanistan demonstrates the resolve of the Taliban.

Kizinger added that the US forces are more likely to take U-turn to Afghanistan in order to quell the offensive launched by the Taliban throughout the war torn country. Additionally, he has too expressed concern over the Taliban’s ongoing surge in violence, saying it is merely a matter of time before we see collapse of the Afghan government.

The remarks are expressly contradicted be Joe Biden’s last week remarks in which he emphasized that the Afghan government will never be toppled as the number of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are far more than the Taliban insurgents.

Moreover, former Obama-era Sec of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has also expressed concern over the security situation in Afghanistan and believes that Biden should leave up to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan to work counterterrorism.

Afghanistan’s other allies, Russia and China had also criticized US withdrawal from Afghanistan. The earlier had dubbed it a failure while the latter had said that the move will leave mess for Afghans and for countries in the region.

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