U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis

Mattis: Trump Adopts Afghan War Strategy

U.S. President Donald Trump has adopted a new strategy to deal with the nearly 16-year-old war in Afghanistan following a “sufficiently rigorous” process, declares Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L), and General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defense of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, listen to their respective National Anthems during arrival ceremonies at the Pentagon August 8, 2017, 2017, in Washington, DC. PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP