WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump was reportedly shown an image of Afghan women wearing mini-skirts, walking through Kabul by national security adviser H.R. McMaster to convince him to send more troops to the war-torn country.
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According to a report by The Washington Post, it was not clear which image was exactly shown to the tycoon-turned-president, however, he was convinced to escalate the long-fought war by taking the plea that Western values existed in society and could be reinforced again.
Afghan women, now used to Burqa, once were not so conservative and adapted to western values including wearing short dress, identical to the one in use in Europe, however, with the rise of Talibans, the outfit became obsolete.
Trump’s advisor, while convincing him to keep the war raging, showed him an image in which bare-legged women could be seen strolling around Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
The core reason behind revealing this side of Afghanistan to Trump, apparently inclined towards the opposite gender, was to make him realise that pulling back from the country was not a good idea and that with wiping off militant groups, dress code formally opted in America could return to a country that has been fighting a war for over one and a half decade.
Reportedly, after going through different options and having seen the picture, Trump announced his policy, backtracking his original announcement of evacuating troops from Afghanistan.