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Trump would be the first Republican president in more than 40 years who has not invaded a foreign country.


It may seem like a distant memory, but Trump inherited two wars. When Trump took office the war in Mosul was in full swing; along with a bizarre coalition including the Peshmerga (Kurds), Iran, the Iraqi army, and the US Military. The re-taking of Iraq and Eastern Syria was quite a preoccupation for the US Military which was trying to hold on to order in Afghanistan as well. The battle for Mosul would also involve Kirkuk. The push to retake western Iraq and Eastern Syria would eventually include the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Turkey, Russia and Iran's continued involvement in Syria.
Meanwhile, Trump would add 4,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan before the first six months of his administration. By 2018 there were 15,000 troops on the ground in Afghanistan.

Even if he wanted to invade a third country, there were very limited resources and little resolve in the Pentagon to "start" a new war. As well, extracting an Army from a war zone requires as much cost, attention, equipment, and resources as invading a country, and that was the US Military mission for the next two years.

Trump has also increased the Military spending by 10% each year, and also adding $30Bil to the 2017 budget. The current military budget has risen to $686.1 billion. If you're trying to express accomplishments, this is the largest peacetime military budget for any country in World History.
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