In reversing position on Afghanistan, Trump gives himself an out

In reversing position on Afghanistan, Trump gives himself an out

It was as close as President Trump ever really gets to admitting he is wrong.His instinct, he told the American people last night, was to pull out of Afghanistan –- in keeping with his position for many years as a private citizen and a candidate. It was only after intense meetings and behind-the-scenes wrangling with his "Cabinet and generals," he said, that he landed on a strategy that recommits American forces to the nation’s longest-running war."Our nation must seek an honorable and enduri...