What Does Trump’s Tweet Mean for Afghanistan?

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Cipher Brief Expert Tim Willasey-Wilsey is Visiting Professor of War Studies at King’s College, London and is a former senior member of the British Foreign Office.

OPINION — It was hardly a surprise, but it was shocking nonetheless. President Trump tweeted late last week; “We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas!”

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