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What the Hell Is Going On - American Enterprise Institute 19th November 2020
WTH is going on in Iraq and Afghanistan? Gen. Jack Keane on Trump’s troop drawdowns, his gift to Iran and the danger to Americans at home
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WTH is going on in Iraq and Afghanistan? Gen. Jack Keane on Trump’s troop drawdowns, his gift to Iran and the danger to Americans at home

President Trump recently announced that he plans to pull 2,500 US troops from Iraq and Afghanistan before he leaves office. While he has faced backlash for the scale of the drawdown, reports suggest Trump was originally hoping to withdraw all American forces by mid-January. What does this mean for US national security and for the region?

General Jack Keane joined the show to talk about how Trump’s drawdowns help Iran and endanger Americans at home. He also discusses the importance of remaining in the region, the incoming Biden administration’s foreign policy platform, and America’s changing position in the Middle East.


Gen. Jack Keane is a foreign policy and national security expert, a retired 4 star general, former Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army and currently serves as the chairman of The Institute for the Study of War as well as being Fox News Senior Strategic Analyst.


Download the transcript here.