Trump added troops in Afghanistan. But NATO is still short of meeting its goal. - The Washington Post

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and British Secretary for Defense Gavin during a NATO defense ministers meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels on Nov. 8, 2017. (REUTERS/Eric Vidal) BRUSSELS — Senior U.S. defense officials pressed their case Thursday for fellow members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to contribute more troops to the Afghanistan war effort, but the response fell short of what top coalition commanders say they need. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the new number is not yet finalized, but acknowledged that not all NATO military jobs in Afghanistan have been filled — a persistent problem last year when ..

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