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McCain Again Takes on Trump Administration, Will Offer Afghan War Strategy - Voice of America;

McCain Again Takes on Trump Administration, Will Offer Afghan War Strategy - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaMcCain Again Takes on Trump Administration, Will Offer Afghan War StrategyVoice of AmericaU.S. Senator John McCain was back in Arizona on Monday to begin treatment for brain cancer, but his situation did not stop him from again slamming the Trump administration for having "no strategy for success in Afghanistan" more than six months after ...and more »

Trump could withdraw troops from Afghanistan in defiance of earlier recommendations from military officials - The Independent;

Trump could withdraw troops from Afghanistan in defiance of earlier recommendations from military officials - The Independent

The IndependentTrump could withdraw troops from Afghanistan in defiance of earlier recommendations from military officialsThe IndependentDonald Trump is said to be considering withdrawing troops from Afghanistan – less than three months after senior Trump administration and military officials recommended expanding the US military's strength in the country. Although the administration ...and more »

Trump Administration Mulls Afghanistan Drawback After Prior Indications Of Expansion - The Liberty Conservative;

Trump Administration Mulls Afghanistan Drawback After Prior Indications Of Expansion - The Liberty Conservative

The Liberty ConservativeTrump Administration Mulls Afghanistan Drawback After Prior Indications Of ExpansionThe Liberty ConservativePresident Donald Trump's foreign policy may not always be coherent, but it is proving to be less belligerent than that of his predecessors. After previously indicating that troop totals would likely be expanding in Afghanistan, the Trump administration ...and more »

Overnight Defense: Trump still mulling Afghan strategy | WH, Pentagon discuss transgender ban - The Hill;

Overnight Defense: Trump still mulling Afghan strategy | WH, Pentagon discuss transgender ban - The Hill

The HillOvernight Defense: Trump still mulling Afghan strategy | WH, Pentagon discuss transgender banThe HillTHE TOPLINE: The Pentagon and White House have yet to land on a definitive strategy for moving forward the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, a Defense Department spokesman said Monday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "wants to ...and more »

Afghan cacophony — confusions galore - Daily Times

Afghan cacophony — confusions galoreDaily TimesLast Monday, 26 people were killed and many others were injured in a suicide attack in Lahore. On the same day, a similar number of people lost their lives in a suicide attack in Kabul. The Taliban of the respective countries claimed the responsibility ...and more »

McCain threatens to give his own Afghanistan strategy to Trump - KTVZ;

McCain threatens to give his own Afghanistan strategy to Trump - KTVZ

KTVZMcCain threatens to give his own Afghanistan strategy to TrumpKTVZ(CNN) - Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain on Monday threatened to present President Donald Trump with his own Afghanistan strategy if the Trump administration won't develop its own. McCain issued a statement saying he would offer an ...and more »

McCain criticizes Trump over Afghanistan strategy amid cancer treatment - Washington Examiner;

McCain criticizes Trump over Afghanistan strategy amid cancer treatment - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerMcCain criticizes Trump over Afghanistan strategy amid cancer treatmentWashington ExaminerSen. John McCain was back in Arizona Monday to begin cancer treatment but it did not stop him from again hammering the Trump administration over its lack of an Afghanistan strategy. The Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee, one of the ...and more »

Where's the deal in Afghanistan?/Reader Response - Philly.com

Where's the deal in Afghanistan?/Reader ResponsePhilly.comThe U.S. has recently acceded to Russia's request for this country to stop arming its coalition's partners in Syria and Iraq. At the same time, Russia has been arming and continues to arm the Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, to the detriment of the U.S ...and more »

McCain: If Trump Doesn't Produce An Afghanistan Strategy, I Will - The Daily Caller

McCain: If Trump Doesn't Produce An Afghanistan Strategy, I WillThe Daily CallerGOP Sen. John McCain issued a statement Monday saying that he will produce a military strategy for Afghanistan in September, if President Donald Trump has no plan to offer. “More than six months after President Trump's inauguration, there still is no ...and more »

Trump considers withdrawal from Afghanistan - AirForceTimes.com;

Trump considers withdrawal from Afghanistan - AirForceTimes.com

AirForceTimes.comTrump considers withdrawal from AfghanistanAirForceTimes.comMarine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with the President of Afghanistan Mohammed Ashraf Ghani, at the presidential palace in Kabul, July 17, 2016. Dunford met senior leaders of the Afghan government as part of ...and more »

Senator McCain says he will offer Afghanistan strategy in September - Reuters;

Senator McCain says he will offer Afghanistan strategy in September - Reuters

ReutersSenator McCain says he will offer Afghanistan strategy in SeptemberReutersSenator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks during a press conference about his resistance to the so-called "Skinny Repeal" of the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2017.Aaron P. Bernstein. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. ...and more »

US Senator McCain says he will offer Afghanistan strategy in September - The Jerusalem Post

US Senator McCain says he will offer Afghanistan strategy in SeptemberThe Jerusalem PostWASHINGTON - Republican US Senator John McCain said on Monday he would offer a plan for a US strategy in the war in Afghanistan as an amendment to a defense authorization bill in September. "Eight years of a 'don't lose' strategy has cost us lives and ...and more »

Trump Considers A New Strategy In Afghanistan: Withdrawing - Task & Purpose;

Trump Considers A New Strategy In Afghanistan: Withdrawing - Task & Purpose

Task & PurposeTrump Considers A New Strategy In Afghanistan: WithdrawingTask & PurposeAfter sending “the generals” scurrying for months to provide him with a strategy for victory in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump is considering another option this morning. Call it the Cartman Strategy: Screw you guys, I'm going home. A month after ...and more »

What Would Happen if the US Totally Disengaged from Afghanistan? - Asharq Al-awsat English;

What Would Happen if the US Totally Disengaged from Afghanistan? - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishWhat Would Happen if the US Totally Disengaged from Afghanistan?Asharq Al-awsat EnglishUS soldiers from 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne fire M203 grenade launchers after coming under fire by the Taliban while on patrol in Zharay district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. (BAZ RATNER / REUTERS). Bahrain, UAE ...and more »

Trump might stay in Afghanistan for minerals — and it could endanger US national security - Business Insider;

Trump might stay in Afghanistan for minerals — and it could endanger US national security - Business Insider

Business InsiderTrump might stay in Afghanistan for minerals — and it could endanger US national securityBusiness Insider"We're nation building, we can't do it. We have to build our own nation," then-Candidate Donald Trump told the Guardian's Ben Jacobs in October 2015. Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump railed against nation building. But now it appears ...and more »

'We Should Just Leave:' Trump Takes A Look At Pulling Troops Out Of Afghanistan - The Daily Caller

'We Should Just Leave:' Trump Takes A Look At Pulling Troops Out Of AfghanistanThe Daily CallerThe Trump administration is considering the ramifications of paring back the U.S. presence in Afghanistan as part of its ongoing strategy review in America's longest war, The Wall Street Journal reports. Trump's national security cabinet is bitterly ...and more »

Trump administration explores withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan - The Week Magazine;

Trump administration explores withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan - The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineTrump administration explores withdrawing US troops from AfghanistanThe Week MagazineThe White House is reportedly considering the possibility of withdrawing "most" American forces from Afghanistan as President Trump's advisers struggle to reach an agreement about how to proceed in the 16-year-old conflict, The Wall Street Journal reports.and more »

While Americans Fight the Taliban, Putin Is Making Headway in Afghanistan - Newsweek;

While Americans Fight the Taliban, Putin Is Making Headway in Afghanistan - Newsweek

NewsweekWhile Americans Fight the Taliban, Putin Is Making Headway in AfghanistanNewsweekWhen the Soviet Union withdrew its army from Afghanistan in 1989, its defeat seemed complete and irreversible. Most Afghans bitterly repudiated the attempt to impose communist rule by force. An Afghan communist officer who fought with the Russians told ...and more »

US Turning Away From Afghanistan? - Heritage.org;

US Turning Away From Afghanistan? - Heritage.org

Heritage.orgUS Turning Away From Afghanistan?Heritage.orgToday's security objectives focus on helping the Afghans deal with the Taliban insurgency. The goal is to keep the country from reverting back to the chaos of the 1990s. flickr. Key Takeaways. Much of the opposition to increasing U.S. troop numbers in ...and more »

Toward an 'America First' foreign policy - Washington Times;

Toward an 'America First' foreign policy - Washington Times

Washington TimesToward an 'America First' foreign policyWashington TimesAndrew Jackson observed, “One man with courage makes a majority.” President Donald Trump is demonstrating the truth of Jackson's adage. In the space of just six months, Mr. Trump shattered the power of the entrenched liberal media and reduced illegal ...and more »