• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Afghan Army will collapse without US support: Ashraf Ghani

The peace deal has caused unease within President Ashraf Ghani’s government

By: Keerthi Mohan

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani The Afghanistan National Army will collapse within six months without support from the United States of America, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said in an interview with a television show. “Because we don’t have the money,” Ghani said in an interview to CBS 60 Minutes that was broadcast earlier this week. Acknowledging his government’s dependence on the US, Ghani said the Afghan government would also collapse, as the US is responsible for around 90 per cent of Afghanistan’s defence budget. In a report titled “Kabul under siege while America’s longest war rages on”, CBS pointed out that…

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