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An AH-64 Apache attack helicopter provides security from above to U.S. soldiers at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan. An AH-64 Apache attack helicopter provides security from above while CH-47 Chinooks drop off supplies to U.S. soldiers at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, June 10, 2017 (Photo by Sgt. Justin Updegraff for U.S. Marine Corps via AP Images).

An Offramp in Afghanistan, a Setback to Peace in Colombia and Another Brexit Fiasco

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Frederick Deknatel and Laura Weiss talk about the tentative deal for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan announced this week. They also discuss the latest setback for Colombia’s peace process with the FARC insurgency and Boris Johnson’s bruising Brexit humiliation in the U.K.

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Relevant Articles on WPR:
Are America’s Forever Wars Finally Ending?
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Trump Can Only Get a Trade Deal With Japan If He Stops Being His Own Worst Enemy
Why Poland’s Populist Law and Justice Party Keeps Winning
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Trend Lines is produced and edited by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

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