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Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus Describes Trump’s Options In Afghanistan | NPR

Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus Describes Trump’s Options In Afghanistan | NPR

Retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus was the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, and he joins us now. Welcome to the program once again.

DAVID PETRAEUS: Great to be with you, Robert.

SIEGEL: We’re going to hear tonight the latest of many presidential speeches about Afghanistan. And I wonder first if you had to explain to Americans what the U.S. mission in Afghanistan is after all these years, what would you tell us?

PETRAEUS: Well, that’s a great question and exactly where we need to begin. We should remember at a moment like this why we went to Afghanistan, why we stayed and why we need to continue to stay.

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