Thursday, September 28, 2006

Meanwhile, In Afghanistan...

Thousands more U.S. troops will be put under NATO control in the coming weeks, as part of renewed efforts to take back a country increasingly mired in violence and insurgency. This plan "would extend their control to the eastern section — which U.S. troops now command" and "would put as many as 12,000 U.S. troops under foreign battlefield command, a number that U.S. officials said could be the most since World War II."

AP: NATO adds U.S. troops for Afghan mission


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