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James Mattis: US Govt Commits to Help Afghanistan Mitigate Regional, Safety Challenges

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has reassured Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that the U.S. government will support Afghanistan on challenges related to safety and other regional problems, DoD News reported Thursday. Mattis spoke at a news conference in Kabul to help reaffirm the U.S. government’s commitment to help Afghanistan mitigate …

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Trump Aims to Ensure National Security Via Conditions-Based Strategy for South Asia

President Donald Trump has unveiled his administration’s new strategy for South Asia that seeks to advance use of military power, diplomacy, economic capability and intelligence to ensure U.S. security and safety of the country’s allies, DoD News reported Monday. Trump told service personnel at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia …

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Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Commits to Support Afghanistan Security Efforts Beyond 2017

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary general, said that the alliance has committed to continue supporting Afghanistan and its forces through 2017 and beyond, DoD News reported Thursday. The report noted that approximately 39 countries will collaborate to help boost security in Afghanistan through the delivery of funding assistance for Afghan security …

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Sen. John McCain: Trump Administration Should Create Strategy for US Operations in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to formulate a new strategy for the Defense Department to help address the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, Defense News reported Monday. McCain said the White House has not presented a strategy for Afghanistan since the …

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