WASHINGTON – Reversing course from his campaign pledges, US President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more troops to America’s longest war and vowing “a fight to win.”
Reversing course, Trump commits to open-ended Afghan war
Trump announcing US return to Afghanistan (Photo: AP)
YNetNews By: Reutors
US president goes against election pledges, promises to step up miltary campaign against Taliban without offering much in the way of specifics: ‘We are not nation-building again. We are killing terrorists,’ he stresses; also singles out Pakistan for harboring militants.