The Reaction To Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
The reaction to Trump’s Afghanistan strategy
Most congressional Republicans are applauding President Trump for the strategy he outlined for Afghanistan and South Asia Monday night while Democrats are blasting him for withholding key details about an increase in troops.
In a primetime address to the nation, Mr. Trump outlined a plan that would eliminate arbitrary timetables and base further military operations on conditions on the ground. He made clear that while his initial instinct was to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, he’s changed his mind. The president, however, did not explicitly say his strategy will call for more troops to deploy and said he couldn’t …