Cheney or the equivalent says it’s "The re-Americanization of the war." 40,000 or more troops: nearly two-thirds the total in Afghanistan. Up from an original number of 5,000. NATO nations refuse to live up to earlier promises to help in the war effort. Gee I wonder why not.
[Soldiers of the Kalagush Provincial Reconstruction Team prepare to walk
to the remote village of Balik during a patrol in the rugged Titin
Valley in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan on June 14, 2007.DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Bracken, U.S. Army.]