Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan had this to say about Trump’s war strategy

The top military commander in Afghanistan mightily praised President Donald Trump’s strategy decisions for the war in Afghanistan, calling it a “game changer” after 16 years of stalemate there. U.S. Army Gen. John Nicholson said getting rid of any set exit date, the unleashing of American air power, declining popularity of the Taliban and the improving [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.