Public Support Surges for Trump-backed Afghan Peace Plan

Public support for Trump administration-backed peace talks to end the 19-year U.S. war in Afghanistan is surging, according to a report provided to Foreign Policy , as Afghan and Taliban negotiators began talks in Qatar this weekend.

Though the talks remain mostly shrouded in secrecy from Congress and the American public, the Eurasia Group Foundation, a New York-based nonprofit, found strong public support across both parties for the planned withdrawal of all remaining U.S. troops over the next fourteen months. Meanwhile, those calling for U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan to ensure the defeat of the Taliban and al Qaeda […]


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