Trump flips, doubling down on Afghanistan
US President Donald Trump announced a revamped strategy for the conflict in Afghanistan on Monday, saying that American troops would be focused on "killing terrorists" not nation-building.
The move was a flip-flop for Trump who had previously advocated a withdrawal of US troops from the country.
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool breaks down his prime-time address.
22 Aug 2017
- From the section US & Canada