McMaster says he's seeking a 'sustainable outcome' in Afghanistan

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster weighed in Friday afternoon on what he envisions as success in the Unites States' ongoing war in Afghanistan.
1:06 | 08/25/17

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Transcript for McMaster says he's seeking a 'sustainable outcome' in Afghanistan
Keep in mind when he. Yes it what does winning in Afghanistan look like we're the United States. Are so so win at winning in Afghanistan. Is is really. Aimed allowing Afghanistan the Afghanistan as the president said not to nation build not to create the state it in in the UN US image. Winning in Afghanistan means that they're are not terrorist groups who were able to control. Key parts of the territory and population centers there. They could be used to. Mobilize resources or raise funds use those funds to that organized plan to conduct attacks. Against against Austin and our allies and and partners. And so that's that's what the six success is is really a sustainable outcome there. That ensures the safety and security of team working people and as you know. Afghanistan it is it is connected to broader security concerns across the region. And so that the the outcome is to ensure. That a threat from that region doesn't threaten the safety and security there Merck and people.

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