Afghanistan: Sending more troops is like 'adding wood to fire'

NATO is holding a meeting to discuss the prospect of sending more troops to combat Taliban fighters who have gained significant ground in Afghanistan in recent years.

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    NATO is holding a meeting to discuss the prospect of sending more troops to combat Taliban fighters who have gained significant ground in Afghanistan in recent years.

     

    US President Donald Trump is considering deploying at least 3,000 more under the NATO banner.

     

    But many in Afghanistan doubt that the increase in foreign forces will bring positive change.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.


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