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US President Donald Trump said that America must seek “an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been made” during the 17-year conflict.
Mike Cernovich, an alt-right activist, suggested to his more than 300,000 followers on Twitter that Bannon was sacked to ensure that the White House raises troop levels in Afghanistan.
"The Political Office of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan calls on American officials to talk directly regarding a peaceful solution to the Afghan quandary."
"The US strikes support Afghanistan in reassuring its neighbors that it is not a safe sanctuary for terrorists who want to carry out cross-border operations."
After a three-year war with Islamic State, Washington wants to ensure the militants do not re-emerge
"We're going in a direction of hiding facts and shading and shaping facts in reaction to a lot of pressure to show fast results."
The Taliban have dismissed suggestions that they have been weakened by a new strategy to push back insurgents from major cities.
Almost three in four Afghans who return home after seeking sanctuary abroad are forced to flee again due to fresh fighting.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the Taliban, seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster, issued a statement denying involvement.
More than 150 guests were able to flee as parts of the building caught fire.
Explosions and heavy gunfire were heard as a 13-hour siege on a luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital came to an end.
It was not immediately clear what prompted Trump’s criticism of Pakistan but he has long complained that Islamabad is not doing enough to tackle Islamist militants.
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