A.M. Links: Trump Plans Troop Surge in Afghanistan, North Korean Shipments to Syrian Chemical Arms Facility Intercepted


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    President Donald Trump is planning a massive troop surge to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.

  • Sen. Rand Paul: "The mission in Afghanistan has lost its purpose and I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war."
  • President Trump is scheduled to hold a campaign-style rally today in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • According to a U.N. report, two shipments from North Korea to a Syrian chemical arms facility have been intercepted in the past six months.
  • Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver in the Barcelona terror attack, was shot and killed by Spanish police yesterday.
  • "India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality."

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