15 Nov '17, 9pm

NATO chief says they'll have enough forces in Afghanistan

NATO officials said earlier this month the alliance came up short, meeting a bit more than 90 percent of the military requirements outlined by commanders. U.S. military leaders, however, said then they were encouraged by the continuing discussions with several nations, who may eventually agree to increase their commitments. U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO’s top military officer, said in Brussels the troop commitment hadn’t been reached yet. Nicholson said a gap has contributed to the lowest level of capabilities and the “highest level of risk we faced” in the 16-year war.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/11/15/nato...

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