4:13 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Some Afghans Worried As NATO Withdrawal Deadline Nears

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 6:16 pm

It's been a bad month in U.S.-Afghan relations and efforts to negotiate a long-term security pact have been sidelined by a series of controversies and rhetorical bombshells. As the end of the NATO mission creeps closer, Afghans are increasingly worried that the bad atmospherics between Washington and Kabul could leave the Afghan people without enough U.S. support and vulnerable to predatory neighbors.