April 15, 2021

U.S., NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan will raise concerns for India, say experts

Featuring Lisa Curtis

Source: The Hindu

In the aftermath of the U.S. and the NATO withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, India will have tremendous concern on the resurgence of the Taliban and its territory being used as a safe haven for terrorist, experts said.

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that all American troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 11 this year, thus bringing to end the country’s longest war, spanning across two decades. Following suit, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will also pull out its troops from the war-torn country.

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Authors

  • Lisa Curtis

    Senior Fellow and Director, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Lisa Curtis is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Indo-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She is a foreign policy and national securit...