afghanistan war

afghanistan war

Stopping ISIS Top Priority for Afghanistan Commander Nominee

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The general chosen by Barack Obama to command the Afghanistan war through the end of his presidency has signaled an intention to intensify counter-terrorism efforts and reevaluate the schedule for troop reductions. According to The Guardian, Army Lieutenant General John Nicholson told the Senate armed services committee on Thursday that stopping the growth of the Islamic State and the re-emergence of al-Qaida in the theater of America’s longest war will be his “first and foremost” priority.