Behind schedule: End of occupation of Afghanistan delayed again


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From 538. Yet another revision to the timetable for ending US military presence in Afghanistan.


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Well, to be fair, the situation in A-stan remains pretty dangerous: http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/monthly-forecast/2016-03/afghanistan_16.php

And there is no guarantee it will be contained inside the region.


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Sad but not surprised… that region was a big mess before Russia and our proxy forces made it a much bigger mess. It has always been a messy tribal region and outside of a seriously long time game plan and the willingness of the locals I didn’t see us being gone easily.


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