PBS NewsHour

What's next for military efforts in Syria and Afghanistan?

Clip: 12/24/2018 | 8m 38s Video has closed captioning.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has signed the order withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan by half. But what will the decreased U.S. military presence in these countries mean for their stability and American security? Nick Schifrin speaks with Nancy Youssef of the Wall Street Journal for details and analysis.

Aired: 12/24/18

Rating: NR

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