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AAN in the Media

It’s time for Trump to explain what will happen in Afghanistan

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The Hill, 5 January 2017

This blog entry, still looking for a Trump Afghanistan policy, quotes, among others, AAN’s Thomas Ruttig, with a statement originally in an article in The Atlantic:

According to Thomas Ruttig, the co-founder of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, Washington is “is by far the largest spender on the Afghan armed forces and government. Without U.S. financial support, it is difficult to imagine the state, in its current form, surviving.”