Afghanistan

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Assessments

  • 2016.12.16 "Trump Inherits the 'Good War'" (NPR)
     The question of what President-elect Donald Trump has planned for Afghanistan rarely came up during his run for the presidency. As is the sometimes-custom of Trump, apart from several tweets ('Let's get out of Afghanistan?') and inflammatory comments ('Karzai is a crook'), it’s unclear what he wants to do in the country, despite the fact that it is the site of the longest war in U.S. history."