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i checked various american news APP sites and none had this story. General John Nicholson is requestng 5,500 additional army soldiers into Afghanistan. He says he can combat al-quida, ISIS and others with the 8,400 Ametican army soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.
he cannot match up to the pakistanni coming north. Now, about four months ago, a press conference via satellite had the top american general say (c-span) that most american GI's are in garrison. Only a few out in the field. Approx. 80% of two provinces were in taliban control.
the president visited Tampa Central Command earlier this week. General Votel may have had the opportunity to update Trump on the muddled east situations.