Skip to comments.UK troops in Afghanistan 'for five years'
Posted on 02/27/2010 12:07:22 PM PST by knighthawk
British troops will remain in Afghanistan for the next five years, according to the head of the Army.
General Sir David Richard expects combat in the country to trail off in 2011 but said the military would stay to provide training and support for Afghan troops.
His comments come as Operation Moshtarak, a major joint offensive against Taliban strongholds, appears to be drawing to an end.
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I have a suspicion its going to be somewhat longer than that.
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