USA fears Taliban attack? Why Joe Biden expedited Afghanistan exit

PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 06:39 PM IST

The Taliban is on a collision course with the Afghanistan government and forces, with violence reaching a feverish pitch. But the United States of America has brought forward its final date of withdrawal from the Asian country. On July 9, President Joe Biden announced that US forces would exit Afghanistan by August 31, 2021, instead of September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on US soil. The announcement has sounded the death knell for remote expectations of a peaceful transition in the war-torn country. Watch the full video for more.

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