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Biden Set To Rescind Ally Status For Afghanistan

July 08 2022


President Joe Biden says he will revoke major non-NATO ally status for Afghanistan, reports CNN. 

Biden provided notice of his intent to Congress on Wednesday.

The U.S. made Afghanistan a major non-NATO ally in 2012. Designated countries are eligible to receive loans for materiel and supplies; host U.S.-owned war reserve stockpiles; bid for certain U.S. military contracts; and receive military training and assistance.

Biden’s decision comes nearly a year after the U.S. and its...

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