Trump Set to End Another War?
Article from Reason by Joe Setyon.
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, hard on the heels of yesterday’s announced draw-down in Syria. Washington was already in a tizzy about the abrupt manner of the Syria announcement, and seems to be greeting these early reports of Afghanistan in the same way. But ending these two drawn-out, expensive wars is the right thing to do. There’s only so much good money, men, and materiel you can throw after bad.
Officials throughout the Trump administration are bracing themselves for the President to make an announcement about the US presence in Afghanistan, similar to his declaration Wednesday that the US will withdraw the military from Syria, informed administration sources tell CNN.
The sources cautioned that President has not yet made a final decision, but officials are concerned and convinced that he might do so, and soon.
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