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The Uphill Fight for Afghanistan Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Winning in Afghanistan Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on outsourcing U.S. air power in Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the need to defeat Islamist ideology in Afghanistan by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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CORRECTS CITY TO HERAT - A wounded man rests on a vehicle after a suicide attack on a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people.(AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)

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CORRECTS CITY TO HERAT - Relatives mourn after a suicide attack on a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people.(AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)

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CORRECTS CITY TO HERAT - Relatives assist a wounded man in a hospital after a suicide attack on a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people.(AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)

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In this Monday, July 31, 2017 photo, an Afghan man ride his bicycle walks past blast walls in Kabul, Afghanistan. A U.S. watchdog says unprecedented security restrictions are making it difficult to monitor Afghanistan projects that are costing hundreds of millions of U.S. tax dollars. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)

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Illustration on not escalating in Afghanistan by Paul Tong/Tribune Content Agency

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Men look at the remains of their properties at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. A suicide car bomb killed dozens of people as well as the bomber early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

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FILE- In this Thursday, July 6, 2017, file photo, teenagers from the Afghanistan Robotic House, a private training institute, practice at the Better Idea Organization center, in Herat, Afghanistan. U.S. President Donald Trump intervened to allow the group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in a robotics competition. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the president’s intervention Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The six female students from Afghanistan had hoped to participate in an international robotics competition this month, but their visa applications to enter the U.S. were denied twice. (AP Photos/Ahmad Seir, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 file photo, an Afghan army soldier adjusts his uniform during an outdoor lesson at a training facility in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Sixteen years into a stalemated conflict with no end in sight, the Trump administration is planning to send more troops. Some question the wisdom of investing even more resources in Afghanistan, which is still dependent on the U.S. for everything from bullets to uniforms. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE -- In this Dec. 28, 2001 file photo, an Afghan farmer works on his field, on the outskirts of the village of Madakhel in northeastern Afghanistan, near the mountain region of Tora Bora which is seen in the background. An Afghan official says Islamic State fighters have captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. (AP Photo/Enric Marti, File)

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More Air Support for Afghanistan Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Wounded warriors from Afghanistan's National Security Forces compete during a volleyball match for "Invictus Games" at the Resolute Support headquarters, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 13 , 2017. Wounded warriors from Afghanistan's National Security Forces are competing for a spot in the Invictus Games to be held in Canada in September. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

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Wounded warriors from Afghanistan's National Security Forces arrive at the Resolute Support Headquarters to participate in "Invictus Games", in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 13 , 2017. Wounded warriors from Afghanistan's National Security Forces are competing for a spot in the Invictus Games to be held in Canada in September. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

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Illustration on the continuing crisis in Afghanistan by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Illustration on Trump's Afghanistan challenge by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017 file photo, injured men recover at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, April 22, 2017, file photo, an injured soldier recovers in a hospital after Friday's attack at a military compound in Mazar-e-Sharif province north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. (AP Photo, File)