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presstv-us sending up to 5,000 troops to afghanistan

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presstv-us sending up to 5,000 troops to afghanistan

us military officials and the state department have recommended sending 3,000 to 5,000 additional troops, including hundreds of special operations forces, to afghanistan, according to american media reports.american officials said the us military needs a bigger role in afghanistan to push the taliban militant group back to the negotiating table. they have also called for authority to target taliban leaders with airstrikes.the proposal has yet to be approved by us president donald trump, but according to the new york times, trump was close to signing off on the recommendation, which is the result of a broad review by the pentagon, the state department, intelligence community and other governme...