The new president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, is visiting Washington this week for the first time since coming into office. It’s widely expected he’ll urge American leaders to commit to a longer timetable for armed support against a Taliban insurgency. We explore what’s at stake in Ghani’s visit to D.C., and what it means for the long U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.


  • Ali Latifi Afghanistan Correspondent, L.A. Times


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