Afghanistan: ‘Special relationship’ between US and UK under strain

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Boris Johnson says he’ll ask US President Joe Biden to extend his 31 August deadline to leave Afghanistan when the two talk at the G7 virtual summit on Tuesday.

But the crisis has highlighted how little leverage the UK has to exert its influence in the region – and over the US.

If the US leaves Afghanistan on 31 August, the UK will little choice but to follow.

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