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EFSAS comments on Trump's abrupt withdrawal plan from Afghanistan


A day after his unanticipated announcement of complete withdrawal of United States (US) forces from Syria last month, President Donald Trump reportedly instructed the Pentagon to draw up plans to pull out about half of the over 14,000 US troops currently stationed in Afghanistan by the summer of 2019. This knee-jerk decision has taken Trump’s key advisers, who believe that the move would plunge Afghanistan into further chaos, by surprise.