National Security Adviser John Bolton says he may be open to privatizing the war in Afghanistan, reaffirming national security remains a critical priority moving forward.
A solution to ending the 17 year long war in Afghanistan may be closer than ever before, as Taliban leaders praise direct talks with the U.S. The militants called this week’s meeting in Qatar Productive, saying it laid the groundwork for future meetings and discussions. The U.S. is reportedly building off last month’s first-ever nationwide ceasefire.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds high-level talks with the Afghan government to push for peaceful talks with the Taliban. One America’s Kendra Sitton has more on his first visit to Afghanistan.