Afghanistan Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Trump pledge to beef up Afghanistan troops very welcome, says Sir Michael FallonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed President Donald Trump's pledge to beef up the US military presence in Afghanistan, saying allies must "stay the course" in the conflict. However, it is thought unlikely that the UK will increase its deployment to the country in the wake of Mr Trump's announcement.

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  2. Donald Trump Decided Not to Lose the War in Afghanistanby David...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... term, the Nobel Peace Prize winner hadn't ended any wars. Instead, America had boots on the ground in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Trump ran as a non-interventionist. He ran as the guy who would decisively end America's endless foreign wars. But ...

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  3. AP Explains: How Pakistan fits into Trump's Afghan plansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    In announcing his strategy for Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at neighboring Pakistan, an ostensible U.S. ally, ordering it to stop giving sanctuary to "agents of chaos, violence and terror." His predecessors have aired similar complaints, and U.S. officials and analysts have long accused Pakistan of playing a double-game with Islamic extremists -- supporting those that threaten its rivals in India and Afghanistan while cracking down on those who target its own citizens.

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  4. Tillerson: U.S. Will Hide Future Troop Levels In Effort To Mirror Taliban's 'Cagey' TacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... will shift its strategy in its longest war in history. Trump refused to lay out a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan and said, "We will not talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities." The Wall Street Journal ...

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  5. U.S. warns of Pakistan sanctions as analysts say Trump's warning could backfireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    President Donald Trump 's warning to Pakistan to put an "immediate" end to harboring militants operating in Afghanistan didn't spell out the consequences of defiance or suggest a new strategy to get it to yield to longstanding U.S. demands, analysts said Tuesday. They also said that isolating Pakistan could unsettle the U.S. relationship with Islamabad and push it closer to Russia, China and Iran, further complicating efforts to stabilize the region.

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  6. Trump's Afghanistan plan involves 3,900 more U.S. troops, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Part of President Donald Trump's plan to halt the extremist threat in Afghanistan is deploying another 3,900 U.S. forces, with the first groups shipping out within days, according to The Associated Press. The details are apparently much more specific than Trump revealed in his national televised address Monday night, when he went back on his earlier calls for getting out of America's longest war.

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  7. Afghan reaction mixed on Trump's tough-talking speechRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghans are welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump's harsh words for Pakistan in a speech on his new strategy for the ...

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  8. Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military viseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... visit Tuesday just hours after President Donald Trump outlined a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan. Trump also has vowed to take a more aggressive, effective approach against IS in Iraq and Syria, but he has yet to unveil a ...

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  9. Trump's Afghanistan strategy includes new ultimatum on IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    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.

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  10. Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... in the Iraqi capital hours after President Donald Trump outlined a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan. Trump also has pledged to take a more aggressive, effective approach against IS in Iraq and Syria, but he has yet to announce a ...

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  11. The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speechRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    John Nicholson, top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, left, talks with Col. Khanullah Shuja, commander of the national mission brigade of the Afghan special operations force, and U.S. Gen.

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  12. The Latest: Tillerson raises prospect of punishing PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    President Donald Trump gave a prime time address Monday announcing a policy shift on Afghanistan and South Asia. Jarrett Blanc, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, argues Trump's announcement marked little change.

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  13. The Latest: Fresh US troops arriving soon in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBT-AM Charlotte

    The top U.S commander for the Middle East says the first deployments of new U.S. forces will arrive in Afghanistan "pretty quickly.' " He says that "what's most important for us now is to get some capabilities in to have an impact on the current fighting season."

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  14. Trumpa s path forward keeps U.S. stuck in Afghanistan quagmireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Our very unconventional president laid out a rather conventional strategy in Afghanistan, one that will likely extend America's longest war for years to come. Listening to his generals, President Donald Trump said Monday night he rejected his first instinct to pull out of Afghanistan entirely.

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  15. Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    Members of the U.S. military listen as President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., on Monday during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan.

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  16. Here's how the longest war in US history has unfoldedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Despite the combat mission in Afghanistan concluding in 2014, President Donald Trump said in a speech Monday night that he plans to increase the US's military presence in the war-torn country and continue the longest-running war in American history. The 16-year war, once known as Operation Enduring Freedom but now called Resolute Support, has led to the deaths of 2,403 American soldiers , along with thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters - as well as thousands of Afghan civilians .

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  17. Defense secretary: Size of troop increase in Afghanistan will be announced laterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis declined to say how much America will increase its troop numbers in Afghanistan following President Trump's announcement Monday night of his decision to continue the long-running U.S. military engagement in the South Asian country. "I'd prefer not to go into those numbers right now," Mattis said at a press conference in Baghdad, adding, "There is a number that I'm authorized to go up to."

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  18. OPINION | Hayden: Afghanistan is Trump's war nowRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... president was talking about. With regard to substance, the president announced that he was staying the course in Afghanistan and suggested that troop levels would be increased. That's the path the Obama administration was on and almost certainly ...

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  19. On Afghanistan, Obama was conflicted. Trump is incoherent. Both are bad for the country.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    President Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address from Fort Myer, Va., on Aug. 21. The speech on Afghanistan was almost laughably self-contradictory. The president was clearly uneasy with what he was saying.

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  20. Promoter of privatizing Afghan war loses out to generalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    Erik Prince, former head of Blackwater, said he was blocked from attending key Trump administration meeting to formulate policy on Afghanistan. Promoter of privatizing Afghan war loses out to generals Erik Prince, former head of Blackwater, said he was blocked from attending key Trump administration meeting to formulate policy on Afghanistan.

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