Apr 3 2015

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis says his visit to Afghanistan makes clear to him the U.S. military must keep a presence beyond President Barack Obama's projected troop withdrawal in early 2017…

…Tillis says he believes the U.S. can't make the same mistake it made in Iraq by pulling out too quickly in Afghanistan. He says the Iraqi withdrawal contributed to the Islamic State getting a toehold there, and worries it could happen next door, too.

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