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Why Washington's Foes Won't Welcome a Quick U.S. Pullout From Afghanistan

Omar Lamrani
Senior Military Analyst, Stratfor
Jan 3, 2019 | 13:00 GMT
Afghan commandos patrol the Achin district of Nangarhar province during a U.S.-Afghan military operation against Islamic State militants on Jan. 3, 2018.

Afghan commandos patrol the Achin district of Nangarhar province during a U.S.-Afghan military operation against Islamic State militants on Jan. 3, 2018. A U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan could have big ramifications for the region.

(NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. has said it will soon begin pulling its forces from Afghanistan. But apart from the Taliban, few will be happy -- including Washington's biggest regional adversaries....

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