Trump approves sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, senior official says

President Trump will announce during his address to the nation Monday night that he has approved sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, Fox News has learned.

Trump to address nation on Afghanistan

President Trump is set to address U.S. troops and the nation about the war in Afghanistan Monday night, the White House announced on Sunday, as the president considers whether to take a new approach to the conflict that has stretched on for 16 years.