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Mattis says Afghan forces fully engaged for first time

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, speak with Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., center, as they arrive to testify on Afghanistan before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 746 more words

Afghan reaction mixed on Donald Trump's tough-talking speech

KABUL – Afghans on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh words for Pakistan in a speech outlining his strategy for the war-torn country that critics said offered little in the way of details and ruled out nation-building. 567 more words


Trump Addresses Way Forward In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – President Donald Trump said the U.S. needs a plan for “an honorable and enduring outcome” in Afghanistan.

He said a rapid exit would have unacceptable consequences. 460 more words


Donald Trump opens door to more U.S. troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – Declaring the U.S. will win “in the end,” U.S. President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan despite his earlier inclination to withdraw. 691 more words


Donald Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address Monday

President’s plan expected to include sending as many as 4,000 more troops

U.S. soldiers maneuvered a howitzer in June at Bost Airfield in Afghanistan. PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS… 571 more words

Trump To Make Announcement On Strategy For Afghanistan

(CBSNEWS) – President Trump has decided on a strategy for Afghanistan that also takes a broad approach toward tackling competing interests in South Asia, CBS News’ Margaret Brennan reports. 93 more words


Trump says many decisions made on Afghanistan and beyond


© AFP/File | US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence (L to R) were among those attending Friday’s talks at Camp David… 191 more words