Long range bombers and fighters have been positioned for US and partnership forces

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1st June, 2021

By: Norvisi Eyiram Mawunyegah

The withdrawal of the US army is resulted in a savage clash of the Taliban and government force in regards to a peace deal .About 3,000 people were killed in America on 11 September 2001 following attacks of the Islamist militant group headed by Osama bin-laden, AL-Qaeda gaining backs from Afghanistan Taliban group .US with other countries strikeAfghanistan after the 9/11 attacks.

Six B-52 long range bombers and 12 F-18 fighters have been deployed to protect the departing contingents of 2,500 US service members and 16,000 civilian contractors, said Mark Milleychairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The US and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have had a presence in Afghanistan for almost 20 years.

President Joe Biden has set the withdrawal deadline for 11 September – the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that sparked the war.

But the withdrawal comes amid escalating violence, with Afghan security forces on high alert for reprisal attacks.

The Taliban have warned they are no longer bound by an agreement not to target international troops.