Actions on Afghanistan During the Biden Administration’s First 100 Days

For the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale, CIC senior fellow Barnett Rubin wrote about Doha Agreement and what the May 2021 deadline for the US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan means for the Biden administration.

"President Biden has said he prefers to withdraw all combat forces and leave only a small counter-terrorism force, but the Taliban will not agree to such a force," Rubin wrote. "especially with the freedom of action and “Status of Forces Agreement” that the U.S. would seek. The Taliban would consider that as abrogating the Doha agreement."

Read the full article at ISPI here.

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Jan 26, 2021