US-Afghanistan Current Affairs, GK & News

US military leaves Bagram air base in Afghanistan

United States military has left Afghanistan’s Bagram airfield after nearly two decades. Key Points Bagram airfield was the site of several military encounters and a epicenter of US ‘war on terror’ in Afghanistan in the backdrop of 9/11 terror attacks. Bagram airfield has now been handed over to Afghan National Security and Defense Force. This ..

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Withdrawal of US Forces from Afghanistan

US President Biden recently announced that America is to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan. The new deadline announced by US coincides with the twentieth anniversary of 09/11 attacks. 9/11 attacks On September 11, 2001, the terrorists of Al-Qaeda conducted a series of four attacks against the United States. The terrorists hijacked four passenger airliners. ..

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US to sign peace deal with Taliban forces to end war in Afghanistan

The US President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States of America will sign a peace agreement with the Taliban forces on February 29, 2020. Highlights The US and the Taliban forces are to sign peace agreement to end the war of 18 years in Afghanistan. After the agreement, 12,000 US troops that are ..

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US to extend military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016

United States has announced to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 as per shift in policy to further cooperate for fighting terrorists. It was confirmed by US President Barack Obama by announcing that around 5,500 troops will be present in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017. Originally all except a small embassy-based ..

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