Secret documents on Trump Afghanistan peace deal shared with Congress

The Trump administration is making available to Congress two secret documents related to the United States’ peace agreement with the Taliban, part of the White House’s effort to build support for ending the longest military conflict in American history.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reached out to senior lawmakers on the House and Senate panels that oversee foreign relations to discuss the accord – signed by the U.S. officials and the Taliban in Doha on Saturday – and inform them that the administration will share the “military implementation documents” as early as Tuesday.”I think we’re taking a big chance, but I think it’s something we have to explore because this war is never-ending, and I don’t really want us to go into perpetual war,” said House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), who spoke to Pompeo on Friday. “Like everything else, there are mixed feelings. You don’t want our

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