The clashes between British Prime Minister David Cameron and his military chief, General Sir David Richards, have been unusually public, but it seems that Cameron’s calls for a full withdrawal from Afghanistan have lost out, and Gen. Richards now says that Britain will not end its role in the NATO conflict in 2015, but will keep “hundreds” of troops in the nation in 2016 and potentially beyond.
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