23 Jul '17, 3pm

#Afghanistan #afghanistanisnotsafe #USmilitary #Military #PENTAGON #troops

The US currently has around 8,400 troops in Afghanistan. Military leadership appears to uniformly advocate escalations, attempting to slow the rate of territory loss sustained by the Afghan government, and to try to reverse the overall trend of the 16-year conflict.

Full article: http://theantimedia.org/pentagon-troops-afghanistan-stopgap/

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