Thursday, September 11, 2008

No victory in Iraq, Afghan strategy not succeeding, says U.S. military

The outgoing commander of US troops in Iraq, Gen David Petraeus, has said that he will never declare victory there.

In a BBC interview, Gen Petraeus said that recent security gains were "not irreversible" and that the US still faced a "long struggle".

The U.S. military conceded it was not winning the battle against an increasingly deadly insurgency in Afghanistan and said Wednesday it would revise its strategy for the region to include militant safe havens in neighboring Pakistan.

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