New Woodward/Costa book: Trump secret memo ordering withdrawal from Afghanistan blindsided national security team

Sept. 14, 2021, 2:55 p.m.

(CNN) Just eight days after the 2020 election, then-President Donald Trump was so determined to end the war in Afghanistan during his presidency that he secretly signed a memo to withdraw all troops by January 15, 2021, according to a new book, "Peril," from journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.

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