Should the US withdraw from Afghanistan?
Will the Afghanistan peace process succeed?
Is China a threat in Afghanistan?
Should the US maintain relations with Pakistan to push for peace in Afghanistan?
Should the US make a peace deal with the Taliban?
Updates and Potential for US Draw-Down
Why Washington Can’t Reduce Its Military Footprint (9-3-19). As negotiations between the United States and the Taliban continue, it is increasingly clear that even if an agreement emerges, any U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will be partial, not total. President Donald Trump recently confirmed that point. “Oh yeah, you have to keep a presence,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News radio. “We’re going to keep