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Afghan insurgency growing: US general

Last Updated: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 16:48

Zeenews Bureau

London: An insurgency in Afghanistan is growing and the success of the military campaign there cannot be taken for granted, General Stanley McChrystal, head of US and NATO troops, said on Thursday.

McChrystal described the situation in Afghanistan as serious. "Neither success nor failure can be taken for granted," he said in a speech in London.

In his first public speech since submitting his report over the situation in Afghanistan to the White House, McChrystal made a point that success was attainable with the correct strategy and additional resources.

First Published: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 16:48

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