Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford, Image credit: flickr

Dunford Indicates Longer Army Existence In Afghanistan

“I think we will have to maintain a counterterrorism presence providing an insurgency goes on in Afghanistan,” Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford stated during a congressional hearing. 

This arrives at the US in the past nine months started peace talks with the Taliban about the withdrawal of US forces. 

The Taliban possesses said the group will discuss a ceasefire once a contract reached with the US on a timeframe for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan and also on counterterrorism assurances. But the US insists that nothing agreed until contract on the 4 key issues. 

On Wednesday, the Taliban’s attack on a global aid group in Kabul which continued for six hours has labeled an offense against civilians as it condemned by the govt, the United Nations along with the US Embassy in Afghanistan. 

The Reconciliation Authority Council which formed by President Ghani earlier in April comprised of prominent politicians and also former Jihadi leaders who given the influence to decide on the formation of the agreeing on team which will represent the Afghan culture in speaks with the Taliban.

A grand council of a lot more than 3, 000 delegates last week demanded in a decision the formation of a 50-member negotiating team, but critics suggest a team with less members.

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