Trump details new policy for US presence in Afghanistan

Acknowledging his stance has changed, President Trump described a military policy Monday that will bolster U.S. presence in Afghanistan but not provide the country with a "blank check."
1:39 | 08/21/17

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Transcript for Trump details new policy for US presence in Afghanistan
Nearly sixteen years after September 11 attacks. After the extraordinary sacrifice. Of blood and treasure. The American people are we hear of war. Without victory my original interest. Was to pull out. And historically. I like following. My instincts. But all my life I've heard that decisions are much yet. When you sit behind the desk but in the Oval Office. America's enemies must never know our plans or believe they can wait us now. I will not say when we are going to attack. But attack we will. We will not talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities. We can no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations. The Taliban. And other groups that pose a threat. To the region and beyond. Pakistan has much to gain from partnering. With our effort in Afghanistan and the government of as Afghanistan must carry their share. Of the military political. And economic. Very. The American people expect to see real reforms. Real progress and real results. Our patience is not unlimited we are not nation building again. We are killing Paris.

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