March 9th, 2010
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March 9th, 2010
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McChrystal eyes Kandahar next

Kabul, Afghanistan  - The top U.S. general in Afghanistan vowed that coalition forces "are absolutely going to secure Kandahar," as security efforts expand in the country's south.

"We already are doing a lot of security operations in Kandahar, but it's our intent - under President [Hamid] Karzai - to make an even greater effort there," Gen. Stanley McChrystal told a joint news conference Monday with Mark Sedwill, the NATO senior civilian representative to the country. FULL POST

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March 9th, 2010
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