2 opposing views reported by the AP on war in AfganistanSubmitted by meekandmild on Mon, 09/21/2009 - 10:12
Report: More troops needed for Afghan war success
WASHINGTON – The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan has reported to President Barack Obama that without more troops the U.S. risks failure in a war it's been waging since September 2001.
Afghan police say more troops not the answer
"It is very hard for local people to accept any foreigners who come to our country and say they are fighting for our freedom," said Gen. Azizudin Wardak, the police chief in Paktia province. "To give the idea that they are not invaders, that they are not occupiers, is very difficult."