Trump should have followed instincts, brought the troops home
By Thomas WalkomAug. 28, 2017
The strategy of maintaining a war going badly and inherited didn't work for Nixon and almost certainly won't work for Trump.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he was going against his instincts by ramping up the U.S. military operation in Afghanistan. Thomas Walkom says, in this particular case, Trump should have followed his instincts. Photograph by Gage Skidmore
TORONTO—As he committed America and its allies to years more of war in Afghanistan, Donald Trump made a stark confession last week.
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