Quote Originally Posted by gh_uk View Post
A piece by Jason Burke in today's Observer;


Not very cheering, to say the least.
Gee, just in time for this.....
"Afghan forces took over responsibility for the security of the capital, Kabul, on Thursday, in what is largely viewed as a symbolic move.

Although there are no plans for foreign forces to pull out of the city any time soon, the move is also meant to reflect the growing strength of the Afghan army and police force...."