Afghan forces still shrinking, security gaps growing: Report

WASHINGTON (AP) – As the Trump administration pushes for peace in Afghanistan, a new United States (US) watchdog report said Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taleban are largely holding their own despite a surge in American bombing. These trends reflect what US military officials call a stalemated war, more than 17 years after US forces invaded following the September 11, 2001 attacks. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin