NATO allies question Afghan commitment

The World

Amidst rising casualties, there are new questions about the commitment of NATO allies in Afghanistan. The BBC’s Jonathon Marcus speaks to us about British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s offer to host a major international conference on Afghanistan, seeking to shift security responsibilities from foreign forces to Afghans. We also ask Robert Hunter, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and now a senior fellow at the RAND Corporation, whether Britain, Germany, and France are looking for an exit strategy.

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