Would you have ever thought that the Taliban would have turned their back so quickly on the deal they made with the United States after talking so much about how badly they wanted peace?

Attacking sure is a funny way to show the world that you really want peace.

The U.S. had to conduct an airstrike against the Taliban in Afghanistan last week after the Taliban attacked an Afghan National Defense and Security Forces checkpoint.

Col. Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for the U.S. Military gave some details about the attacks and the airstrike via Twitter,

"The US conducted an airstrike on March 4 against Taliban fighters in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand, who were actively attacking an #ANDSF checkpoint. This was a defensive strike to disrupt the attack. This was our 1st strike against the Taliban in 11 days."

“On March 3rd alone, the Taliban conducted 43 attacks on #ANDSF checkpoints in #Helmand. The Taliban claim to be fighting to free Afg. from int’l forces, the Feb 29 agreement provides a conditions-based path to withdrawal.”

 

The checkpoint attacks and the U.S. military’s response come days after the Trump administration and the Taliban signed an agreement that would lead to a substantial drawdown of troops in Afghanistan.

Under the deal signed Saturday, the U.S. military must decrease troop levels to 8,600 in 135 days. The deal also lays out a timeline for a full U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in 14 months if the Taliban lives up to its commitments.

In return, the Taliban vowed to “not allow any of its members, other individuals or groups, including al Qaeda, to use the soil of Afghanistan to threaten the security of the United States and its allies.” The group also said it would tell its members “not to cooperate” with those who threaten the United States and prevent groups and people endangering the United States from “recruiting, training and fundraising” in the territory it controls.

Officials have said that the deal will be followed by talks between the Taliban and the government in Kabul, beginning March 10.

Sources:
The Hill

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