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Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to troops in Afghanistan

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to troops in Afghanistan | 28 Nov 2019 | President Trump on Thursday made a surprise trip to Afghanistan, his first to the nation as president, to visit troops for the Thanksgiving holiday. Trump held a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, during which he announced that he has restarted peace talks with the Taliban, and that he'd like to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 8,600, down from a current total of less than 14,000. [How about reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to *zero?*] Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field, the largest U.S. base in Afghanistan...He served turkey to troops in a cafeteria, posed for photos and delivered brief remarks in a hanger.