Gen Mattis to send 4,000 more US troops to Afghanistan
US invaders respond to Taliban recovery
ALMOST 4,000 more US troops could be ordered to Afghanistan in the upcoming weeks, according to a White House leak.
An anonymous official said Defence Secretary General James Mattis could announce the deployment as early as next week.
According to the leaker, most of the new personnel will train Afghan troops to fight the Taliban.
But a small number will carry out counterterrorism operations against the Taliban and Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) — the new offshoot of the Iraqi death cult and rival to the Taliban.
This follows Mr Trump’s move... read more
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