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Daily Archives: November 30, 2009
Some bemusement around here about the new figure of 10,000 British troops in Afghanistan.
The old figure was 9,000, and we are sending another 500. Now Gordon Brown feels the need to reveal the fact that 500 special operatives are at work in the mountain state. The prime minister told the Commons that it was unusual to talk about the activities (of the SAS etc) but he wanted to show the nation’s appreciation.