22 March 2008

Good news for Afghanistan

And Canada...
The news that France is to send an extra 1,000 troops to fight the Taleban will be a timely boost for the overburdened members of Nato who have borne the brunt of its attacks.

France has professional, highly capable troops with combat experience gained in many parts of the globe, notably Africa.

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"Maintaining the competences necessary to dissuasion at the highest level is a fundamental objective for our security," he said, adding: "All those who threaten to attack our vital interests would expose themselves to a severe riposte by..."