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Trump Wants a New Afghanistan Surge; Another Terrible Idea

Douglas Wissing
The US war in Afghanistan, this country’s longest war, cannot be won. Nonetheless, the Trump Administration is reportedly considering deploying an additional 3,000 to 5,000 more soldiers in Afghanistan, while NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, announced this week it is also considering increasing troop strength by “a few thousand troops.” The human and financial costs continue to mount but the generals can’t see defeat and the war corporations see only profit.