“I don’t want any generals in here. I don’t want any officers,” Trump added. “I just want enlisted guys”

‘They lie to you’: Trump previously held private meetings with Navy SEALs to candidly discuss Afghanistan war
by David Choi
December 23, 2019

Months after taking office in 2017 and hoping to get a better understanding of America’s longest war, President Donald Trump began taking meetings with enlisted US service members who deployed to Afghanistan. “I want to sit down with some enlisted guys that have been there,” Trump told advisers, according to the national security journalist Peter Bergen’s latest book, “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.”…The meetings were intended for candid discussions about the war in Afghanistan, which was nearing its 16th year at the time, with US troops who served on the front lines. READ MORE

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