“The number of U.S. and allied troops killed in Afghanistan in June has reached 40 — the highest monthly toll of the seven-year-old war….”
The rest is at the link below. I wonder how BG Votel feels about his overly optimistic comments now? If you are not sure what I am talking about, you can go back to a few postings in my blog from April HERE and March HERE.
There is one more link I wanted to put with this posting. This is a good story on the comments from the new maneuver commander that is on the ground, MG Schloesser, about the increase of attacks in the E/SE sector. This was my old neck of the woods when I was there. This is also there area where you may have seen reports recently about 55 enemy fighters killed in one battle and 22 in another battle.
REVERSE THE TREND, SURGE MORE FORCES NOW!!