President Trump Announces Afghanistan Strategy

U.S. President Donald Trump recently gave a speech on "the path forward" in Afghanistan and South Asia. President Trump ordered the deployment of about 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. The decision follows months of deliberation within the Trump administration, involving top military commanders, political advisers and even enlisted veterans of the nearly 16-year war.

Listen to experts discuss Trump's Afghanistan strategy with BBC NewsHour here. Detailed commentary by CIC Associate Director Barnett Rubin starts at 30:00.

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Sep 08, 2017
Barnett Rubin
South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan