Mon, 29 June 2020
The Trump White House keeps pressing for a faster pullout of American forces from Afghanistan. Even though a UN investigation and America’s top military commander in the region say, the Taliban is failing to meet the basics of its withdrawal deal with the US. Afghan journalist Ilias Alami on a still-paralyzed Kabul government trying to manage the American President’s itch for a quick exit and an ongoing Covid-19 explosion at the same time. This is not a pretty picture.