U.S. sending over 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters in the Pentagon that the U.S. is planning to send more than 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, per Reuters.
This comes about a month after Trump announced his plans to carry forward the war. There are already about 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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This has been updated with Secretary Mattis' full quote.