Trump opens new chapter in America’s longest war

In his first major policy address, Donald Trump declared he would dramatically alter American strategy in Afghanistan, marking a new chapter in the longest war in U.S. history. Trump laid out his plan in a televised speech Aug. 21 following what he described as a comprehensive policy review that would lead to fundamental changes in the American approach to the region while absorbing the lessons of history. We asked several national security experts whether Trump’s strategy represents a true break from the past, or whether it’s a continuation of the policies carried out under his predecessors. Here, we’ll look at … >>More stories from National


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