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WATCH: President Trump addresses the nation on Afghanistan

Clip: 08/21/2017 | 27m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump laid out the reasoning behind his decision to not pull troops out of Afghanistan, while eschewing preset troop levels by declaring "America's enemies must never know our plans" and vowing that the U.S. would no longer engage in nation-building but suggesting a holistic approach and regional cooperation. The president also affirmed American values of tolerance and cohesion.

Aired: 08/21/17

Rating: NR

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