On Thursday, Joe Biden (President of America) announced that their military job in Afghanistan is going to end on 31st Aug. Joe Biden, while talking at the White House, backed his decision of concluding the war in Afghanistan, saying that the ‘status quo isn’t an option.’
American president described that after throwing one trillion dollars over twenty years and seeing around 2,400 U.S. service troops die, America couldn’t remain tied to a strategy activated 2 decades ago after al-Qaeda (Afghanistan-based) terrorist group that attacked the nation.
He explained that higher priorities for America nowadays are preparing for the upcoming pandemic, supporting main strengths to compete with Beijing, and the existential risk of climate change. He continued that they are going to be more difficult for their competitors and challengers over the long run if they fight the clashes of the upcoming twenty years, not the earlier twenty years.
Biden’s televised speech, with a bunch of news reporters in the East Room, released just hours after Biden’s security crew briefed Kamala Harris (Vice President) and Biden on the recent growths in Afghanistan.
The withdrawal procedure almost done
The American military, on Tuesday, confirmed the removal procedure was above ninety percent completed. The United States regulators have described that the whole procedure is likely to end by late August. Moreover, the NATO soldiers even are following the footsteps of America in this matter, and most of the NATO members have been pulled out from Afghanistan.
Since 1st May, the Taliban soldiers have made quick regional advances across the country as America and other NATO coalitions officially started pulling out their troops from Afghanistan. Furthermore, the rebels have occupied more than four hundred districts in Afghanistan.
Earlier week, General Austin Scott Miller (the commander of American in the country) has threatened Afghanistan could lead to a civil war.
American leader Joe Biden refused a description that the American intelligence community had winded up within 6 months the civilian govt. in Kabul (capital of Afghanistan) would be overwhelmed by the Taliban. Biden rejected that’s not true, and they didn’t reach that conclusion.
After the American leader’s comment, the main Republican on the House Affairs Committee described that Biden didn’t get success to offer adequate reassurance of sufficient strategies to make sure the safety of American partners in Afghanistan and American diplomats in Kabul.
Texas’ representative Michael McCaul said that Joe Biden just gave more hollow pledges and no detailed strategy of action.