09 August 2017

News Story: U.S. at crossroad of ambiguity on Afghanistan - media

US President Donald Trump
KABUL, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. engagement in Afghanistan and the endemic war on terror has often been the focal point of media outlets, research centers and think tanks.

An Afghan paper, however, on Tuesday described the lingering war as the lengthy one in U.S. history that raises many questions.

"It is a fact that Afghanistan after 16 years of ousting Taliban by the U.S.-led military alliance, induction of democratic system and deployment of more than 100,000-strong U.S.-led foreign troops, the country is still unsafe as anti-government insurgent groups including Taliban are active in 31 out of the country's 34 provinces," writes Daily Etilaatroz in its editorial on Tuesday.

"The failure to restore lasting peace and security in Afghanistan could rise many questions," the paper added.

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