No Obama decision on Afghan troop reduction yet: WH

Barack Obama has not taken any decision on the reduction of American troops in Afghanistan.

Afghan troop deployment report angers Lankan media

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday said he had rejected a US request to send Sri Lankan troops to war-torn Afghanistan but retracted his remarks soon.

‘US general to send Afghan troop request this week’

The top US commander in Afghanistan will issue a request for more troops this week but President Barack Obama will hold off making a decision as his advisers engage in an intense debate about war strategy, officials said.