After years of criticizing the war, the president was convinced by military leaders to stay the course.

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Trump looking at the eclipse without glasses is ‘perhaps the most impressive thing any president has ever done,’ says Tucker Carlson

Trump doesn’t do what’s predictable — what he should, in some cases — and his supporters love him for it.

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Trump’s muscular but vague Afghanistan speech, annotated

President Trump addressed the nation during prime time on Tuesday about the next phase of the war in Afghanistan.

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Trump’s Afghanistan flip-flop

Trump actually signaled this specific flip-flop long ago. But yet again, he's abandoning his professed non-interventionism.