Army general says Afghanistan situation has fundamentally changed – Army.mil

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., commander of the Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, have a roundtable discussion with members of Train Advise Assist Command East at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Afghanistan, March 21, 2018. (Photo Credit: DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The South Asia Strategy has fundamentally changed the situation in Afghanistan, and the Resolute Support mission commander believes it may provide the key for reconciliation and peace in the country.

Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr. said the military parts of President Donald J. Trump’s strategy are now in place and are already making a difference. The general spoke to reporters traveling with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The strategy calls for more military advisors working with lower-echelon units, Nicholson said. It also calls for more enablers, including additional …. Read More on army.mil

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