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Trump says he could win Afghan war ‘in a week … but I don’t want to kill 10m’

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President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has announced that he could win the Afghanistan war “in a week” but did not want to wipe the country “off the face of the earth”.The president made the claim sitting alongside the Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, who is seeking to have more than $1bn in US aid restored, after Trump cut it off last year blaming Islamabad for not doing enough to fight extremism. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/22/trump-imran-khan-pakistan-afghanistan-war

Author : Julian Borger in Washington

Publish date : 2019-07-22 18:31:36

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