President Trump announced a new military strategy for Afghanistan last week, promising to send more U.S. troops to train and support Afghan security forces. The President also demanded that Pakistan “do more” to counter Islamic militant groups in the region or face possible sanctions or reductions in aid. We discuss the 16-year-old Afghan war and what the U.S. hopes to achieve at this stage.
Stephen Biddle, professor of political science and international affairs, George Washington University;adjunct senior fellow for defense policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Andrew Wilder vice president, Asia programs, U.S. Institute of Peace