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Allies (again) urged by U.S. to share afghan combat burden

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posted on Feb, 6 2008 @ 09:34 AM
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Allies (again) urged by U.S. to share afghan combat burden


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LONDON (Reuters) - The United States and Britain, the foreign countries with the most troops in Afghanistan, called on reluctant NATO allies on Wednesday to share the burden of combat against hardline Taliban guerrillas.

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in London for talks with British leaders on Afghan strategy, said only a small number of NATO nations had troops in the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan.

"We believe very strongly that there ought to be a sharing of that burden throughout the (NATO) alliance," Rice told reporters traveling with her.

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posted on Feb, 6 2008 @ 09:34 AM
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Condi is trying to recruit more ally troops to keep the afghan skirmish going, since we are running out of troops and enlistments ourselves. The problem is, after the Iraq invasion debacle, not too many people really trust us enough anymore to keep sending their people to die. If our leaders had have just focused on Afghanistan in the beginning like they should have, and not forced through their idiotic, self-serving agendas and lies of the Iraq catastrophe, this thing would probably be over, and a non-issue by now.

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