Although the Pentagon's plans are based on 3,900 additional troops, the exact number will vary as conditions change, senior U.S. officials said.
By Associated Press
It was rare positive expression from the U.S. toward the authoritarian government in Pyongyang and comes amid a slight easing in recent tensions between the adversaries that had flared after President Donald Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Laying out his new Afghanistan war strategy, President Donald Trump reissued old demands on neighboring Pakistan to eliminate militant sanctuaries. Less expected: an entirely new warning to close U.S. partner India to provide more economic aid.
By Erica R. Hendry
Foreign policy experts give us seven takeaways about Trump’s remarks and how he could change the country’s efforts in the region.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press and Robert Burns, Associated Press
In a prime-time address to the nation, Trump said his "original instinct was to pull out." Since taking office, Trump said, he'd determined that approach could create a vacuum that terrorists including al-Qaida and the Islamic State could "instantly fill."…
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump will address the nation Monday evening and reveal his changes to American policy on the war in Afghanistan. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin offers a look at the current state of the conflict and deteriorating security, then Judy Woodruff…
By Joshua Barajas and Associated Press
President Donald Trump outlined a new strategy for how the U.S. will proceed in the nation's 16-year war in Afghanistan.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Mattis told reporters talks at Camp David this weekend "will move this toward a decision."…
By PBS NewsHour
This week, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain offered a new strategy for the conflict in Afghanistan. McCain called for adding to the approximately 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan and giving U.S. commanders greater authority to target Taliban insurgents…
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