As we wait for President Trump to announce his strategy for the war in Afghanistan on Monday, here are 18 of his tweets from over the years on what he thought at the time was the best way forward.
December 21, 2015:
A suicide bomber has just killed U.S. troops in Afghanistan. When will our leaders get tough and smart. We are being led to slaughter!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 21, 2015
December 1, 2014:Now Obama is keeping our soldiers in Afghanistan for at least another year. He is losing two wars simultaneously.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 1, 2014
June 23, 2014:I wonder if when Secy. Kerry goes to Iraq and Afghanistan he pushes hard for them to look at GLOBAL WARMING and study the carbon footprint?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 23, 2014
June 10, 2014:Five U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan by so-called friendly fire. What are we doing?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 10, 2014
May 27, 2014:The Amateur. On his trip to Afghanistan, our commander-in-chief disclosed the CIA Chief’s name. Unsafe disaster! http://t.co/1mT4JGUghR
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 27, 2014