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Biden speeds up U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground

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President Biden announced that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by August 31st, saying “the United States did what we went to do in Afghanistan.” NBC News’ Monica Alba and Courtney Kube break down the president’s decision to speed up the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and how the Afghan military can cope as the Taliban is advances rapidly.