Taliban Us Peace Agreement

In all of these cases, Directors would likely assess that the cost of withdrawal is minimal and that the benefits of the stay are low due to other national and international priorities. A decision by the United States to withdraw all armed forces would be a mistake and would likely lead to the failure of the peace process and the withdrawal of European and international forces from Afghanistan. This is a fundamentally different scenario from the one discussed in the rest of this memo, and it would mean that the U.S. government has decided that preventing the eventuality is no longer a political priority. .