How many British are still in Afghanistan?
Of those, the paper says, some 1,250 are British nationals “and other people from recognised ‘safe’ countries”, while the remaining 2,500 are Afghans who have supported British forces since the coalition invasion in 2001.
Did the UK lose the Afghanistan war?
UK troops left Afghanistan at the end of August, bringing an end to the 20-year war. “The hurt never goes away,” said Claire Hill, whose only son James was killed in 2009.
Why are British troops in Afghanistan?
After the Taliban regime had been driven out, UK forces stayed in Afghanistan to help provide security for the new transitional government. They became part of a multi-national force, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
Is Germany still in Afghanistan?
Around 300 German citizens remain in the country, according to the foreign office in Berlin – besides an unknown number of former Afghan staff and their families.