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Afghanistan turmoil

US struggles to find footing after repeated Afghan miscalculations

European allies express frustration at Biden's hasty exit

WASHINGTON/LONDON -- In an interview Wednesday, President Joe Biden touched on the possibility that U.S. forces could stay in Afghanistan beyond the stated goal of Aug. 31 to evacuate all American citizens.

The departure from the original plan is one example how the administration is being forced to shift policies on the run, in large part due to vastly underestimating the speed of the Taliban advance.

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