Skip Shelton

Skip Shelton has served as an American diplomat, USAID official, and intergovernmental organization employee. He has worked almost exclusively in conflict zones in the fields of stabilization, security sector reform, and economic revitalization  for the past 13 years and can be reached at skip.shelton@lerenaissanceman com or

President Trump would do well to understand that our interests in Afghanistan are narrow, defined, and achievable.