From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown criticized President Donal Trump for asking for more troops in Afghanistan Monday with no clear exit strategy, or any other kind of strategy for that matter.

The war in Afghanistan is the longest running continual military conflict in United States history, launched in the fall of 2001, and going on nearly 16 years at this point.

A total of 27,018 people have been killed on the American coalition forces side of the conflict, including 21,950 Afghan Security Forces personnel and 2,271 American soldiers. An estimated 25,500 to 40,500 have been killed on the Taliban side, along with […]

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