The White House, however, defended the presidential decision, acknowledging that it was a split recommendation from Biden’s advisors and generals.
Under the Doha Agreement, the United States had to begin to withdraw its forces contingent upon the Taliban meeting certain conditions, which would have led to a political agreement between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan.
Believing Trump had a mental decline in his final days in the office, General Mark Milley reportedly called his Chinese counterpart and assured calling him in advance if the president would have ordered an attack. As the controversy stirs with revelations in a new book, Miller is quick to defend his actions. Biden is "confident" while Trump calls him "dumbass" and wants him tried for treason.
Hundreds of American troops are currently in Pakistan capital Islamabad on their transit from Afghanistan to the US.
Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.