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Accelerated US troop withdrawal rattles Afghan allies and adversaries alike


ISLAMABAD — An accelerated U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, announced by Washington this week, has rattled both allies and adversaries. There are fears of worsening violence and regional chaos, which some say could embolden the local Islamic State affiliate to regroup and perhaps even try to build another “caliphate.” Under an earlier deal between the […]