U.S. leaders have long insisted they would not be "nation-building" in war-torn Afghanistan. They have spent $133 billion trying — and failing — to do just that.
Documents The Post obtained after a three-year legal battle show how Washington inadvertently built a corrupt, dysfunctional Afghan government that remains dependent on U.S. military power for its survival.
Though polls show the issue is critically important to voters, President Trump has failed to deliver on his most important health-care promises. Infighting in the Health and Human Services Department has also spilled into view in recent days.
President Trump said he would sign the $738 billion defense policy bill, which permits the creation of a sixth branch of the military and extends 12 weeks of paid parental leave to more than 2 million federal workers. The Senate still must vote on the legislation.