US in Afghanistan: After nearly two decades, American troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan. Before which some big decisions are being taken. Now it has been said to keep the option of attack against the Taliban open.
America said that the option of air strike will be open (US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan) – symbolic picture
US to Keep Airstrike Option: While the last US soldiers left in Afghanistan prepare to leave the country in the coming days, US officials have said their forces will remain involved in the Afghanistan war until September and will consider the option of airstrikes against the Taliban to defend Afghan forces. will be kept open. Officials had earlier said that much of the work on the withdrawal of America’s main military force and its equipment from Afghanistan would be completed by the end of this week.
President Joe Biden had set a deadline of September 11 for his return. Officials said the US top commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, would also return, marking a significant change in the US mission. However, there are many complex facts that mean that America’s intervention in the war that has been going on for twenty years will not end yet. When Miller leaves Afghanistan, General Frank McKenzie, America’s top commander in the Middle East, will be responsible for his authority, including attacks on the Taliban and counter-terrorism operations against other groups, including al-Qaeda, officials said.
America did many air strikes
Officials said the US has carried out several airstrikes in support of Afghan forces in recent weeks, carried out by fighter jets from outside Afghanistan, and these strikes will continue. US officials said that the new commander of the US in Afghanistan will be Rear Admiral Peter Wazzle of the Navy, who will head the security operations at the US Embassy (US in Afghanistan). He is in Kabul and working with Miller. Wazzley will be accompanied by about 650 American soldiers, most of them to protect diplomatic missions.
warned to stop violence
This force will remain in Afghanistan indefinitely. In addition, McKenzie will have the right to keep about 300 more troops in Afghanistan, which will help with other security measures, including airport security (Violence in Afghanistan). The Pentagon and other US leaders have warned of increased violence in Afghanistan in recent times and there are fears that a civil war could erupt there and the Afghan government and its army could succumb.
Bagram Airfield was abandoned
The US military has also abandoned Bagram Airfield after nearly 20 years, which was once the war to overthrow the Taliban and to nab the al-Qaeda conspirators responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the US. was the center of Two US officials gave this information on Friday. Officials said the airfield has been completely handed over to the ‘Afghan National Security and Defense Force’.
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