Dang. Thomas Gibbons-Neff says the Khalilzad deal will be to keep troops in Afghanistan for 5 more years, under the “Biden plan” for limited “counter-terrorism” and training missions while calling a truce with the Taliban and integrating them into the Kabul government.
Fer Chrissakes. Why even bother with this charade at all? The Taliban are supposed to agree to this? I don’t believe they will.
The war is lost. Just forget it and end U.S. involvement there now.
Update: Wait. 2019. Five years. That’s 2024. Where have I heard that before?