“What President Trump announced yesterday was a whole new strategy for South Asia that said, look, we’re going to provide the resources and the military personnel and the air assets necessary to support the Afghan army’s efforts to defeat the Taliban,” the Vice-President said.
The agency’s comments came hours after North Korea’s military issued its standard fiery threats over ongoing joint military exercises between the US and South Korean militaries, vowing “merciless retaliation” for exercises Pyongyang claims are an invasion rehearsal.
The Taliban condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision saying: “If the U.S. does not pull all its forces out of Afghanistan, we will make this country the 21st century graveyard for the American empire.”
” I an grateful to President Trump and the American people for this affirmation of support for our efforts to achieve self-reliance and for our joint effort to rid the region of the threat of terrorism,” said President Ashraf Ghani
“North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes pose grave threats to the entire world,” Wood said. “My president’s top priority remains protecting the homeland, U.S. territories and our allies against North Korean aggression.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, while reacting to Trump’s comments on Pakistan, said, “Hope the relevant policy decision by US side will be conducive to promoting security, stability of the relevant region.”
United States President Donald Trump vowed to keep American troops on Afghan soil so that a hasty recall does not create a void to be filled by terrorists organisation like Al-Qaeda and ISIS and threat America.
Trump, in his first prime-time televised address to the nation as commander-in-chief, warned Pakistan of consequences for providing safe havens to terrorists and sought an enhanced role for India to bring peace in the war-torn country.
“He is just wasting American soldiers. We know how to defend our country. It will not change anything. For generations we have fought this war, we are not scared, we are fresh and we will continue this war until our last breath,” a senior Taliban commander said.
President Trump committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan on Monday night, reversing course from his campaign pledges.
The six-pillar strategy shifts the perspective from which the US sees Afghanistan. From “AfPak,” an abbreviation that referred to the Afghanistan-Pakistan twinning that characterized Barack Obama’s take on the region, Donald Trump has changed this to “AfPakIndia.”
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The proposed border wall, aimed at preventing illegal immigration to the United States, was one of Trump’s major 2016 campaign promises.
President Donald Trump on Monday outlined his strategy for “victory” in a country that has historically snared great powers and defied easy solutions. America’s longest-running war began well as US led forces quickly toppled the Taliban government.
Donald Trump unveils his Afghanistan policy to win a war that has stretched for over 16 years, calling out Pakistan for its continuous harbour to terrorist organisations while vowing stronger ties with India.