RT published this video item, entitled “CrossTalk on Afghanistan | Another 20 years?” – below is their description.
During the Trump Administration, the U.S. agreed to leave Afghanistan by May 1 this year. The Biden Administration is wavering over this commitment. They claim the conditions on the ground are not favorable for withdrawal. This begs the question: what can be done now that has not been tried for the past 20 years?
CrossTalking with Max Abrahms, Sher Jan Ahmadzai, and Maxim Suchkov.
Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.