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>> President Trump's National Security Advisor meeting top Afghan officials in Kabul Sunday. Just days after the US dropped the so-called Mother of all Bombs on an underground network of tunnels used by Islamic State militants in the eastern part of the country. H R McMaster's visit marks the first high-level meeting with Afghan leaders since unleashing the controversial non-nuclear bomb last week, one of the largest conventional combat weapons, which Afghan officials believe killed nearly 100 militant and no civilians.
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Meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and top officials to talk security and counter-terrorism, McMaster pledged support and cooperation with Kabul, even hinting at a troop surge to bolster the nearly 9,000 US troops stationed there, without outlining an official plan. Last week's strike drew condemnation from former Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
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And has led to speculation that Trump's defense advisors are planning to escalate the war against militants in the country.