Rachna Shah
Aug 24, 2017

John F. Kelly, Chief of Staff


John F. Kelly replaced Reince Priebus as Chief of Staff on July 31st. He was previously Secretary of Homeland Security and a US Marine Corps general. Is there more "discipline" in the White House in regards to in-fighting? Do you believe that this appointment is a positive or negative change?

Tallal Ahmad
Aug 25, 2017

The recent appointments in Trump administration show that the American administration is being run by military leadership and not by a civilian leadership. When it should be the other way around. I think these appointments also has a major impact on Trump recent Afghanistan strategy because it gave a message that America doesn't want to end its longest war but they want to take it to a whole other level. There has been a lot of disapproval in International community about Trump Afghan strategy and also scapegoating Pakistan for US losing the war in Afghanistan.

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