Eight months and eight national-security meetings after announcing a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan and sending the first wave of additional troops, President Barack Obama stands on the verge of deciding whether that strategy was right and how many, if any, more soldiers to send.[more ...] Barack Obama - National security - Afghanistan - War in Afghanistan - United States

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  • The Latest: Trump skips talk of Afghanistan troop numbers
    President Donald Trump says his new strategy on Afghanistan will be based on conditions on the ground, not timing. The president says in an address to the nation that he will not "talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities."
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