BAGHDAD (Reuters) -
Writer Josh Segal believes that the United States withdraw or reduce its support for the Afghan forces will great damage on the ground, and the withdrawal will be a major victory for extremist groups around the world.
He said the writer in an article in Newsweek magazine, the US, the president is facing a major test Trump related to Afghanistan, and whether it will decide to send more US troops to support the longest war waged by America in its history.
Segal pointed out that the military advisers of American, foreign policy advisors to Trump, they raised him recommendations by sending between three thousand to five thousand troops to support the US force in Afghanistan, and the contingent of 8,400 troops, to help the Kabul government in the extremist Taliban war.
Experts say studying the war in Afghanistan, said the troop increase plan designed to break the stalemate in the fighting between the Afghan government and the Taliban, and also designed to put pressure on the Taliban and force them to sit at the negotiating table to resolve the conflict.
The experts added that the proposed plan to increase US forces do not represent a major American escalation in the war, that the number of American soldiers during the peak to 100 thousand.
But if Trump decided to approve the plan -almtouka him to take a decision before the NATO summit on 25 May in Brussels, this would be a challenge to the doctrine of president's foreign policy, which is based on the doctrine not to participate in foreign wars.
The transfer of the writer Bill Ruggiu defense expert at the Foundation «Defense of Democracies» as saying that the advisers are looking to Trump stop bleeding winning the war in Afghanistan.
Ruggiu believes that the US increase will not radically change the war in Afghanistan where more than 2,000 US troops have been killed, and injured more than 20 thousand.
Other experts say that the increase of US troops Trump in Afghanistan, the United States could go to war does not want to make concessions to two ends, especially with the intervention of powers such as Iran and Russia to support the Taliban, and the weakening of America's status in the region.