Thursday, February 7, 2008

Afghan Failure 'Will Bring Terror To The West'

From The Telegraph:

The Nato secretary-general today warned that failure to bring peace to Afghanistan would result in further terror attacks on Western cities, as David Miliband and Condoleezza Rice began a surprise visit to the country.

Speaking ahead of a Nato meeting in Lithuania, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer urged member states to pledge more resources to help train the Afghan army.

"This is the front-line in the fight against terrorism, and what is happening in the Hindu Kush matters, because if terrorism is not dealt with in Afghanistan, the consequences will be felt not just in Afghanistan and the region, but also in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam," he told the BBC.

Read more ....

Rice, British Foreign Secretary Visit Afghanistan's Kandahar Province -- Voice of America

Update: Talking To The Taliban -- Belmont Club

My Comment: His comments are true ..... but are people in the West listening?

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