Why the tragic Afghanistan withdrawal should reassure US allies in Asia

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For many US allies, the end of the conflict in Afghanistan will come as a relief, reassuring them that some clear, rational strategic thinking has taken hold in Washington. While US allies, especially those in the Asia-Pacific, are disappointed about the speed of Afghanistan’s collapse and the resulting humanitarian crisis, they can look to this overall tragedy to find reassurance in the United States.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationNew Atlanticist
PublisherThe Atlantic Council
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2021

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