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    Can Trump Get Out Of Afghanistan?

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    US Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years, Top General; Wars Not Worth It, Most Vets

    November 10, 2019

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    The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mark Milley

    U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has predicted that American troops, already in Afghanistan for 18 years, would remain in the country "for several more years."

    In an ABC interview broadcast on November 10, Milley noted that, after the September 11 attacks in 2001, the original reason U.S. forces went into Afghanistan was to make sure that the country never again would be a haven for extremists who would attack the United States.

    "That mission is not yet complete," the general said. "In order for that mission to be successful the government of Afghanistan, the Afghan security forces, are going to have to be able to sustain their own internal security to prevent terrorists using their territory to attack other countries, especially the United States."

    There are some 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, as well as thousands of European forces participating in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.




    65% jump in number of armed contractors in Afghanistan since Trump took office


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    He can and will.
    But the impeachment charade is slowing things down.
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    LOL - it would already be done if he was going to do it.
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    Probably not. And that goes double for all the presidents that succeed him.
    "Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration is minding my own business."

    Calvin Coolidge



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