Privatizing Afghanistan War Not A Wise Idea: Mattis – Tolo News

James Mattis, the US Defense Secretary, said the US is fully supporting an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process

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The US Defense Secretary James Mattis pushed back on the idea of privatizing the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday, weeks after US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser appeared to leave the possibility open.

“When Americans put their nation’s credibility on the line, privatizing it is probably not a wise idea,” Mattis told reporters during a rare appearance in the Pentagon Briefing Room. Mattis was joined by Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford.

“In South Asia, we continue to work by, with and through allies and partners in pursuit of peace, and two additional countries have now joined the NATO-led campaign in Afghanistan as …. Read More on Tolo News

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