By James Mackenzie KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is eyeing Afghanistan’s mineral wealth to help pay for a 16-year war and reconstruction efforts that have already cost $117 billion.
The Trump Administration is hours away from announcing a possible change-in-strategy in both Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. President Trump will give a prime-time address on Monday evening about his plans for Afghanistan and South Asia.
President Trump will be in Arizona on Tuesday where he’ll hold a rally and visit a marine base.
Defense Secretary James Mattis says President Trump will personally unveil a long awaited new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
President Trump says many important decisions have been made following a high level national security meeting at Camp David.
President Trump tweets out a dignified farewell to his long time Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
President Trump scraps plans to create an advisory council on infrastructure. The panel, which was in the process of being formed, was intended to guide the president as he spends up to one trillion dollars on infrastructure projects.
In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville that began in response to a rally protesting the removal of a Confederate monument, a surprising new poll shows that only 27 percent of Americans support the removal of such monuments.
Seven Al-Shabaab terrorists are killed by U.S. airstrikes in Somalia. The U.S. dropped three strikes against the group on Wednesday and Thursday just days after an Al-Shabaab mine killed five Kenyan police officers.