Taliban cheers Trump vowing early troop withdrawal, Kabul sceptic

Source: MSN International Edition - View Original Article
Published: Oct 10, 2020
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73% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 73% Liberal:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Police funding


Policies:

Police funding

Sentiments

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99% "Trump's surprise tweet came as the Taliban and the Afghan government-appointed negotiating team have been holding historic peace talks in Qatar's capital, Doha, for ..."
97% "Still, both sides have stayed at the negotiating table even as Washington's peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, returned to the region last week.""
95% "Pakistan has helped shepherd the Taliban to the negotiating table and its role is seen as critical for lasting peace in Afghanistan.""
93% "It will happen one day, of course, and Afghanistan should be able to stand on its own feet, but if it is premature, it ..."
-57% "The Afghan presidential palace has so far remained tight-lipped about Trump's tweet late on Wednesday, which said, We should have the small remaining number ..."
-58% "Even as the warring sides meet in Doha to map out what a post-conflict Afghanistan might look like, Washington and NATO have already begun ..."
-64% "But NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance should decide collectively to leave together when the time is right, based on the security situation ..."
-66% "Related slideshow: News in pictures (Provided by Photo Services)""
-73% "If the withdrawal happens, it would be months ahead of the schedule laid out in the US-Taliban deal which said the US troops would ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

27% : They're acting as policemen, OK?
99% : Trump's surprise tweet came as the Taliban and the Afghan government-appointed negotiating team have been holding historic peace talks in Qatar's capital, Doha, for nearly a month.
97% : Still, both sides have stayed at the negotiating table even as Washington's peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, returned to the region last week.
95% : Trump's tweet came as Taliban and Afghan government-appointed negotiators have been holding historic intra-Afghan peace talks in Qatar [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]
95% : Pakistan has helped shepherd the Taliban to the negotiating table and its role is seen as critical for lasting peace in Afghanistan.
93% : "It will happen one day, of course, and Afghanistan should be able to stand on its own feet, but if it is premature, it will have its consequences."
43% : The Afghan presidential palace has so far remained tight-lipped about Trump's tweet late on Wednesday, which said, "We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas."
42% : Even as the warring sides meet in Doha to map out what a post-conflict Afghanistan might look like, Washington and NATO have already begun reducing their troops' numbers.
36% : But NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance should decide collectively to leave together "when the time is right", based on the security situation on the ground.
34% : Related slideshow: News in pictures (Provided by Photo Services)
27% : If the withdrawal happens, it would be months ahead of the schedule laid out in the US-Taliban deal which said the US troops would be out of Afghanistan in 14 months, provided the Taliban promised not to allow foreign groups to launch attacks on the Afghan soil.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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