Trump says Taliban talks ‘dead,’ U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations

Advisors from the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade conduct marksmanship training during their deployment to Afghanistan April 9, 2019. Courtesy Sgt. Jordan Trent/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks. Trump scrapped talks with the Taliban planned for Camp David, Maryland, over the weekend after […]

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