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Tillerson says US could punish Pakistan if no cooperation
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. could punish Pakistan or cut off its status as a major non-NATO ally unless it cracks down on the Taliban and other extremist groups.
AP Explains: How Pakistan fits into Trump's Afghan plans
AP Explains: How Pakistan, which Trump says harbors 'agents of chaos, violence and terror,' fits into his plan to stabilize neighboring Afghanistan
Mattis, Tillerson won’t say how many more troops will head to Afghanistan
Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson both declined to say how many more troops will be deployed in Afghanistan after President Trump 's announcement Monday night of his decision to continue the long-running U.S. military engagement there. "I'd prefer not to go into
Trump commits more troops to Afghanistan
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses Trump's Afghanistan strategy in State Department briefing.
Key takeaways from Trump's speech on Afghanistan
President Donald Trump spoke Monday about his administration's Afghanistan strategy for the first time since taking office, and while there were some clear pronouncements, a number of details remain unknown to the public. Trump has repeatedly criticized the Obama administration for publicly
Optimism for Trump's Afghan war plan from legendary US commando
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump 's new plan for a more open-ended war against the Taliban , al-Qaeda and ISIS in South Asia was met with cautious optimism by Retired U.S. Army Maj. Jim Gant, also known as "Lawrence of Afghanistan,” one of the few military strategists who had success in the
Analysis: Trump promises victory, but his plan is murky
Analysis Trump says 'in the end we will win' in Afghan war: , but leaves details on plan uncertain
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley weighs in on US military strategy for Afghanistan
Haley talks to "GMA" about the removal of confederate monuments and clarifies parts of President Trump's outline for America's strategy to increase its military presence in Afghanistan.
America's 16 years in Afghanistan: From triumph to stalemate
Sixteen years of U.S. warfare in Afghanistan have left the insurgents as strong as ever and the nation's future precarious. Facing a quagmire, President Donald Trump on Monday outlined his strategy for "victory" in a country that has historically snared great powers and defied easy solutions.