Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

“Ohne US-Truppen ist Afghanistan pleite”

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SRF4 (Swiss Radio), 27 February 2014

The US are increasing their pressure on Afghanistan: President Obama, when calling his Afghan colleague Karzai, threatened to withdraw all troops if Kabul does not sign the BSA. Listen to the audio (in German) of an interview with AAN's Thomas Ruttig explaining that a 'zero option' could mean the loss of significant aid money for both the Afghan security forces and key social programmes, as threnetened by US Congress, which are even underfunded currently already.

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ANSF Aid BSA withdrawal funding gap social programmes zero option