‘Tough year’ ahead in Afghanistan: US general (AFP)

'Tough year' ahead in Afghanistan: US general 
    (AFP)

AFP – The top US commander in Afghanistan is predicting “a tough year” ahead in 2009 even with an additional 17,000 troops, saying the fight against insurgents has reached a stalemate in the country’s south.


‘Tough year’ ahead in Afghanistan: US general (AFP)

'Tough year' ahead in Afghanistan: US general 
    (AFP)

AFP – The top US commander in Afghanistan has predicted “a tough year” ahead in 2009 even with an additional 17,000 troops, saying the fight against insurgents had reached a stalemate in the country’s south. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Tough year’ ahead in Afghanistan: US general (AFP)

'Tough year' ahead in Afghanistan: US general 
    (AFP)

AFP – Even with an additional 17,000 troops in Afghanistan, the top US commander there predicted “a tough year” in 2009 and warned that the situation would not be quickly turned around. Read the rest of this entry »

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