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The real reason European countries are upset about the US's withdrawal from Afghanistan

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Afghans hoping to flee the country gather near the military side of the airport in Kabul, August 20, 2021.
WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty
European leaders expressed shock and dismay at the US's withdrawal from Afghanistan in August.
Their reaction may reflect concern about another wave of migration like the one that roiled Europe in 2015.
European leaders now appear to be taking steps to head off another influx of displaced people.
The US's withdrawal from Afghanistan in mid-August was met with disbelief and anger in Europe. "The early withdrawal was a serious and far-reaching miscalculation...
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