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Today: Trump’s Marching Orders in Afghanistan

Today: Trump’s Marching Orders in Afghanistan

President Trump has shifted to a more traditional foreign policy for the conflict in Afghanistan, giving the green light to send additional troops but offering no “blank check.” Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today:

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Trump’s Marching Orders in Afghanistan

The nearly 17-year conflict in Afghanistan is America’s longest war, one that Donald Trump, as a citizen, had long criticized. Now that he’s president, Trump said in a televised address last night, that view has changed. The commander in chief wouldn’t provide troop levels or timetables for the open-ended military commitment he’s approved, but his advisors are...

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