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"Everybody knows exactly what happened and what I do is I authorize my military. We have the greatest military in the world and they've done their job as usual. So, we have given them total authorization," Trump said after meeting with first responders at the White House on Thursday.
The president said his confidence in the military is "frankly why they've been so successful lately."
"If you look at what's happened over the last eight weeks and compare that to really what's happened over the last eight years, you'll see there's a tremendous difference," he said.
The Pentagon said the strike was "designed to minimize the risk to Afghan and U.S. Forces conducting clearing operations in the area while maximizing the destruction of ISIS-K fighters and facilities."
Earlier, U.S. forces dropped "the mother of all bombs" - the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military - on an ISIS tunnel complex in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Presidents Trump and Duda discussed situation in Ukraine and Belorussian-Russian Zapad-2017 drills. PHOTOS(0)