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Trump Inherits The Afghanistan Albatross — And Commits For The Long Term

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 4:00am

The president went against what he called his own instincts by agreeing to deploy about 4,000 more troops in an open-ended extension of America's longest war.

(Image credit: Omar Sobhani/Reuters)

Combating His Instinct, Trump Commits U.S. To Another Tour Of Duty In Afghanistan

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 4:00am

After 16 years in Afghanistan, the U.S. can neither declare victory nor disengage. So the president calls for more troops, more time, more sacrifice — with no way of knowing how much might be enough.

(Image credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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