PBS NewsHour

Criticizing Trump, McCain proposes new Afghanistan strategy

Clip: 08/12/2017 | 5m 19s

This week, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain offered a new strategy for the conflict in Afghanistan. McCain called for adding to the approximately 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan and giving U.S. commanders greater authority. Aaron O'Connell, an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 08/12/17

Rating: NR

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