August 23, 2017

WHERE THE WAR ENDS:

Pakistan says U.S. must not make it a 'scapegoat' for Afghan failures (Syed Raza Hassan, 8/23/17, Reuters) 

U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his policy for Afghanistan on Monday, committing to an open-ended conflict there and singling out Pakistan for harboring Afghan Taliban insurgents and other militants.

U.S. officials later warned that aid to Pakistan might be cut and Washington might downgrade nuclear-armed Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally to pressure it to do more to help bring about an end to America's longest-running war.

Turning up the heat on Egypt and Pakistan is Donald's best policy decision so far, but he really needs to reverse himself on the Sa'uds.

Posted by at August 23, 2017 7:22 AM

  

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