The United States is not winning the war in Afghanistan. That’s what Defense Secretary James Mattis has told a Senate panel.
The Pentagon chief also said he would he would present a revised strategy on Afghanistan by mid-July. His strategy is said to include sending 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to the war-torn country. Washington and its NATO allies are keeping over 13,000 troops in Afghanistan. The US-led military invasion in 2001 has not only failed to uproot Taliban-linked militancy but also seen Daesh-affiliated terrorist cells gain momentum there.
But what do regional and international media outlets say about Pentagon’s new plan?