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‘Worse every day’: Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

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AFP/Daily Sabah and RTL, 1 January 2019

The news agency tries a look ahead into the new year 2019 and Afghanistan, with quotes from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig, among others, on 2018:

“It was a very bad year, the situation has not improved at all,” said Thomas Ruttig, co-director of Afghanistan Analysts Network. (…)

Ruttig said Washington should put Afghanistan’s need for peace ahead of its own desire to pull out troops and save money.

Also in French. here.