General says US may train Afghan forces in other countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military may continue to train Afghan security forces, but do it in other countries after American forces leave Afghanistan, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday, calling it one of several options the Pentagon is considering.

Speaking at a Pentagon press conference, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also said the U.S. has not settled on a plan yet to continue supporting the Afghan Air Force, which is heavily dependent on the U.S. for maintenance, training and repairs. He said some U.S. aid may have to be done from outside the country, but . . .

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