US' Afghanistan 'problem' remains despite pullout

An American soldier on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter flying over Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2021. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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WASHINGTON - One year after the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan, there is little peace dividend.

Rather, there remains the aftermath of an unsettled war, and the continued threat of terrorists finding harbour in Afghanistan - as apparent in the presence of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in the middle of Kabul.

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