BREAKING: The U.S. is set to sign a historic peace deal with the Taliban that officials hope will mark the beginning of the end to America’s longest war
Forces would withdraw in 14 months if the Taliban meet their commitments.
“Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, we are finally making substantial progress toward ending our nation’s longest war,” Esper said. “Today’s release of the Joint Declaration between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States marks a pivotal moment in the peace process.”
The official stressed that the withdrawal is “conditions-based," as did Esper on Saturday.The agreement follows a seven-day reduction in violence across the country that began Feb. 22. It comes at a tense political moment in Afghanistan, after a Sept. 28 election between Ghani and Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah plagued by allegations of rigging and other irregularities. The Independent Election Commission said on Feb. 18 that Ghani had won the election, but Abdullah rejected the results and vowed to appoint a parallel government.
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So why is the MSM effectively ignoring this? Rhetorical question. We know why. And politico piles on... Another US Media being horrible irresponsible: touting a resolution that accomplishes nothing more than a MAGA fever dream that will destroy the lives of women & girls in Afghanistan and isn’t even close to workable or proven for the long haul.
Negotiated by Trump ? It won’t last ! This is a success? 19 years after trying to oust the Taliban the US is signing an agreement with THE Taliban. The Russians took half as long to figure that out. Caution! Staged diplomacy! Trump ended the Never-Ending War. Will trump and allies describe this as being political?
Quite funny that all the no war people are now for endless war.....and only because who is President I'll believe it when the troops are actually brought home. TRUMP THE DOVE!
For grieving families, Afghan peace deal brings doubt as well as hopeFor mother-of-four Nasima, the prospect of lasting peace in Afghanistan is almos... Doubt stronger than hope? I hope you all get the peace you deserve. It’s sad to think all these children know of is war ☹️
The Trump card for reelection. How many USA soldiers dead in afghanistan peace keeping mission ? , Why lost him soldiers ?, Oh great country USA !! I hope this works. But it's hard to believe anything coming from this administration. 14 months...I’ll believe it when I see it. This smells like a 2020 stunt at this point.
Exit is an election lie for Trump! Rest assured that this exit will be post-election planned. After the election, the deal disappears like JCPOA. It is time to leave Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Otherwise,like Ein_ElAssad, the group will exit horizontally & the rest vertically! Trump after watching SHO_Homeland
Scarred and Weary, an Afghan Force Wonders: What Is Peace?A brief truce in Afghanistan is prompting introspection about peace. “Who is it on the other side?” mused one 15-year veteran. “They are not even from a different district.” To build is better than to destroy, unless that which you bring to an end has ceased having any useful function. - أمل السلام هو تلك الخرقة التي يمسح بها المستبد أثر دم اللحوم البشرية العالقة في يده وسلاحه . MujMash Insightful piece. We get it. A really terrible situation. We just don't think anything is going to ever markedly change. Still we pray. Amen!
Historic peace deal in Afghanistan reached with Taliban, allowing withdrawal of U.S troopsU.S. and Taliban negotiators have agreed on a peace deal, allowing President Trump to begin the promised withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. mdew57 Thank God for President Trump. We’re done with endless wars. Is this picture and event sad or happy for Americans and the world? Can anyone imagine this a day after 911? Shows how things have changed since then! Oh no...we shall see.. This so called-✌ Peace would last? Not everyone would agree to it, terror groups will or may use this as a tool? A moment they will turn & stab us in the BACK! May have another 9/11? Let's be perpare when that happens..hit 'Resume Button'.
US signs deal with Taliban to reduce American troops in AfghanistanA peace deal was signed in the Qatari capital of Doha on Saturday, which aims to kick-start U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. Another victory for Donald Trump! Murdering people and spending your taxes. That's all achievements. Congratulation stupid. Is that Harvey Weinstein in the photo🤔
Even as U.S.-Taliban deal looms, Afghans brace for more violenceEven as the U.S. and the Taliban head toward a deal that could see American troops withdraw from Afghanistan, few people remember what peace feels like after decades of violence. Trump for the Nobel Peace prize!!! ✌️ So what was the point? The same guys are in charge who were in charge. All that destruction and death and torture for the USA to make money? Trumps idiocy
Afghanistan truce successful so far, U.S. ready to sign peace deal with TalibanU.S. and Taliban moved closer Friday to signing a landmark agreement that calls for steep U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in coming months.