U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan: Old Wine in Trump’s Bottle

The Dossier by IndraStra

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Title U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan: Old Wine in Trump’s Bottle
 
Creator Tourangbam, Monish
 
Subject United States
India
South Asia
Donald Trump
Pakistan
International Relations
 
Description The Afghan government, along with the United States does not have what it takes to substantially win against the Taliban on the battlefield, but they do not want to lose either. So, the new U.S. strategy on Afghanistan that has come after much reviews and reassessment among Trump’s inner circle of advisers is designed to avoid losing, rather than winning in Afghanistan. From a presidential candidate who believed that the U.S. should pull out immediately from Afghanistan to a president who has now owned the war publicly, President Trump has come a long way in a short time. However, it is still unclear what the new troop surge in Afghanistan is meant for, and what it sets to do, what has not been tried and tested already.
 
Publisher IndraStra Global
 
Date 2017-09-11
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
text
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ojs.indrastra.com/index.php/dossier/article/view/11
 
Source The Dossier by IndraStra; Vol 1 No 1 (2017): Perspectives on Trump's South Asia Policy; 5-8
2575-7741
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ojs.indrastra.com/index.php/dossier/article/view/11/6
 
Coverage September 2017
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 IndraStra Global
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
 

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