Here We Go Again: US Moves to Expand Airstrikes in Afghanistan

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Srutnik News – June 9, 2016

Despite President Barack Obama’s claims to reduce the American military presence in Afghanistan, the US is close to expanding its military authority to conduct airstrikes in the region.

According to a senior US official who spoke on condition of anonymity, discussions within the Obama administration are moving toward expanding US military authority in Afghanistan to resume airstrikes, effectively extending what is the longest war in the history of the United States.