U.S. General: Current Conditions 'Don't Merit' Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, has said that the current political situation in Afghanistan and the status of negotiations with the Taliban currently under way "don't merit" a troop withdrawal, despite President Donald Trump's goal of a drawdown. "These decisions have to be based more on conditions than specific times" and must "pivot off political progress," Votel said during a House Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington on March 7. His remarks come as U.S. and Taliban negotiators are holding peace talks in Qatar aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan, America’s longest. The government in Kabul has been absent from the talks, with the Taliban insisting it will not engage with a Western "puppet.”..................

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