General says Afghanistan will need "combat power"




 
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General says Afghanistan will need "combat power"
 
May 24th, 2012  
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General says Afghanistan will need "combat power"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will require "significant firepower" in Afghanistan in 2013-14, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces there said, but decisions about further U.S. troop reductions will only be made after this fall at the earliest. "We're going to need combat power. I don't think anyone questions that," Marine General John Allen said on Wednesday. "I owe the president some real analysis on this. ...




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