WASHINGTON - During a prime-time speech from Fort Myer in Virginia, President Donald Trump declined to offer specifics on how he'll handle the War in Afghanistan, but believed that moves to ramp down the war made by the Obama administration weakened American gains made since the war began in 2001.
What would constitute a victory in Afghanistan? And are there parallels to the way the United States handled the War in Iraq?
On Monday's "The Final 5," Jim Lokay was joined by Jamil Jaffer, the founder and director of National Security Law & Policy Program at George Mason's Antonin Scalia Law School, and a former staffer of the Senate Foreign Relations committee.
Jaffer, who also worked in the George W. Bush administration, offered his perspective on the president's speech.
In the video player above, watch Jaffer's interview with Jim on "The Final 5."