That Didn’t Take Long

at a joint press conference with US President George Bush, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said it took troop numbers to their “highest level” – to keep up pressure on the Taleban.

British troop numbers in Afghanistan will increase to a new high of more than 8,000 by next spring, Defence Secretary Des Browne has told MPs.

4 Responses to “That Didn’t Take Long”

  1. ralfast Says:

    So Brits have to pay the blood price for the U.S. failure to capture Bin Laden and abandoning Afghanistan? Great, just great!

  2. RickB Says:

    Yep 51st State-tastic.

  3. ralfast Says:

    And those 800 prisoners freed from an Afghan prison won’t help a bit.

  4. RickB Says:

    It’s almost like they don’t respect our authority…

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