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Mattis Makes Surprise Stop in Kabul for Talks With New U.S. Commander, Afghan Officials

September 7, 2018 11:08 AM
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The Trump administration is looking to jump-start negotiations with the Taliban while continuing to pressure it on the battlefield

KABUL—U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital on Friday in an unannounced visit, amid upheaval in the senior ranks of American and Afghan officials waging the 17-year war against the Taliban and other Islamist militants.

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