November 25th, 2009
05:22 PM ET

Getting the troops to Afghanistan

Officials say it will take months to get more troops into Afghanistan because of the lack of roads and other infrastructure, CNN's Elaine Quijano reports.

"I anticipate that as soon as the president makes his decision, we can probably begin flowing in some forces pretty quickly after that," U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said. "But it is a bigger challenge than certainly was the case in Iraq."

Watch the full report from CNN's Elaine Quijano.

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