'Afghanistan Will Swallow Them Up' US National Security Adviser James Jones Skeptical about Troop Request

In a SPIEGEL interview, the national security adviser to the White House, General James Jones, has expressed strong skepticism regarding the request of General Stanley McChrystal for another 40,000 troops to be sent to Afghanistan.
US military personnel attached to the ISAF are seen at Orgun-E Camp, Afghanistan in this Nov. 5, 2009 photo.

US military personnel attached to the ISAF are seen at Orgun-E Camp, Afghanistan in this Nov. 5, 2009 photo.

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