MEHWAR: Obama Approves Broader Role For U.S Forces In Afghanistan

Mehwar-11-June-2016

President Barack Obama has approved giving the U.S military greater ability to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a U.S official told Reuters.

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The senior U.S defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the decision would also allow greater use of U.S air power, particularly close air support.
In the meantime sources said that US will keep it’s current troops in Afghanistan.

In this episode of Mehwar, host Muslim Shirzad discusses the topic with Wali Aria, political analyst.

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