Trump weighs US options in Afghanistan

It is the longest war ever fought by the United States and many doubt that plans to add more US troops in the fight against Taliban fighters would bring real change.

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    US President Donald Trump promised he would craft a new strategy for the conflict in Afghanistan.

    His plans were expected to be announced in July, but it is still not known if a decision will come anytime soon.

    It is the longest war ever fought by the United States and many doubt that plans to add more US troops in the fight against Taliban fighters would bring real change.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.


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