While Trump’s rhetoric suggested a sharp break from his predecessor’s approach, the basic parameters of U.S. policy will remain largely consistent.
I urge Trump to go to Afghanistan immediately—this week—to meet with his commanders and diplomats.
No matter what Trump says or how much he complains about his predicament, he has made it clear that America is not leaving Afghanistan any time soon.
What our president meant when he promised to put “America First” was not isolationism or going it alone in the world.
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