Friday, June 11, 2010

Kandahar Offensive to Take More Time Than Planned

"The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that the civilian-military offensive scheduled to begin in the southern city of Kandahar this spring would take months longer than planned. The Afghan government has not produced the civilian leadership and trained security forces it was to contribute to the effort, U.S. officials said, and the support from Kandaharis that the United States was counting on Karzai to deliver has not materialized."
Read the rest of the article in "Kandahar offensive will take months longer than planned, U.S. says", The Washington Post, June 11, 2010. Read more news about the conflict for Kandahar.

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