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Historical events such as the two world wars

Historical events such as the two world wars

Historical events such as the two world wars, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and the collapse of the Soviet Union changed the course of world politics in the last century. The world started the 21st century with the hope of peace. But an attack changed the situation. On September 11, 2001, there was a horrific terrorist attack in the United States. The United States has called the war a “war on terror.” The Afghan war began. The Taliban lost power in Afghanistan.

The Afghan war became the longest and most expensive war in US history. According to researchers at Brown University, the Afghan campaign has cost the United States a total of 6 2.26 trillion. It costs 650 million a year to pay the Afghan army.

The US gains in the two-decade-long Afghan war are virtually nil. The war gave nothing but death, disability and refugee life to many civilians and military personnel. The United States will have to relinquish control of the country to the Taliban, which began the war in Afghanistan in 2001 with the overthrow of the Taliban government.

But the question is, is Biden solely responsible for this situation?
When the Afghan war broke out in 2001, George W. Bush was in power in the United States. The former Soviet Union failed to return from Afghanistan almost a decade ago. The United Kingdom also has a history of defeating Afghanistan before the Soviet Union.

After Bush, Barack Obama became the President of the United States. His successor is Donald Trump. Biden then became president. All of Bush’s successors have fought the Afghan war. The death march has been long. The cost of war has increased. In such a situation, the United States needed to leave Afghanistan by any means. To that end, the United States is pursuing a compromise with the Taliban. Obama started the work. He took the initiative to communicate openly and secretly with the Taliban.

However, negotiations gained momentum during Trump’s tenure. At that time, Mullah Abdul Gani Baradar led the Taliban to advance bilateral talks in Doha, the capital of Qatar.

Baradar was a deputy to Mullah Omar, the founder of the Taliban. He is also the co-founder of the Taliban. Let’s talk. The United States finally reached an agreement with Baradar in February last year.

The agreement called for a gradual withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan if the Taliban stopped the violence. This process will start in 14 months. Taliban fighters captured by US forces will be released. In return, the Taliban will ensure that it withdraws from supporting armed groups, including al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network. At the same time, the Taliban will hold talks with the Ashraf Ghani government in Afghanistan to find a way to restore peace.

Biden came to power and announced a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, in accordance with an agreement reached by his predecessor. Everyone knows what happened next. The Taliban have intensified their offensive and occupation since the withdrawal of Western troops. Last Sunday, they overthrew the Gani government through the occupation of Kabul. As a result, the return of the Taliban is not at all surprising.

U.S. intelligence says Kabul will take 90 days to fall.  Biden’s unprepared United States has fallen into disgrace in the Taliban’s shock victory over Kabul.

Many blame Biden for the situation in Afghanistan. Trump is also on the list. Criticizing Trump, he said Biden should resign now if he is ashamed. He also said that going to war in Afghanistan two decades ago was the biggest mistake of the United States.

In the face of criticism, Biden says he is not responsible for the situation in Afghanistan. He has just implemented the previous agreement.

Without it, according to Biden, the Afghans would not have defended themselves. Biden commented that Ashraf Ghani had promised that Afghan troops would fight the Taliban, but that did not happen.

Biden is not only responsible for the failure of Afghanistan in the overall trial, but also his three predecessors. They also cannot avoid that responsibility.

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