On February 3rd 2021, the Afghanistan Study Group has published a report recommending the Biden administration to keep US troops in Afghanistan past the May deadline; effectively violating the US-Taliban Agreement signed between the two parties in February 2020. Ahmed-Waleed Kakar and Sangar Paykhar scrutinise the report, its implications and its authors.

 

Link to the report: https://www.usip.org/publications/2021/02/afghanistan-study-group-final-report-pathway-peace-afghanistan