June 14, 2017

‘What’s your end game?’ Trump delegating Afghan war decisions to the Pentagon faces scrutiny

Featuring Dr. Jason Dempsey

Source: Washington Post

Journalists Dan Lamothe, Thomas Gibbons-Neff

President Trump’s decision to delegate authority to the Pentagon to set troop levels in Afghanistan has raised concerns that a few thousand additional troops expected to deploy soon could be just the beginning of a new surge in the country after 15 years of war.

Read the full piece on The Washington Post.


  • Dr. Jason Dempsey

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Military, Veterans, and Society Program

    Jason Dempsey is an Adjunct Senior Fellow of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Dr. Dempsey has written extensively ...