That's weird. I thought they called this group the "NATO Alliance." This trend of American soldiers moving in to provide 100 per cent replacement for allied armed forces in a hot zone of relevance to the rest of the world is not a good thing.
Still no word on when Russian or Chinese armed forces will be showing up to fight the Taliban and make their responsible contribution to international stability.
Mark Collins has the latest:
At least in terms of the city command as well as most of the rest of the province, plus diminishing it in NATO –Matthew Fisher of Postmedia News (note the new name) reports:
Canada hands over responsibility for Kandahar City to U.S.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — After holding the Taliban at bay in Kandahar City for more than four years, Canada transferred responsibility for the war in the provincial capital to the U.S. army’s 82nd Airborne Division on Thursday afternoon.
With the move, Canada’s area of responsibility has now formally shrunk to Panjwaii and Dand districts, to the southwest of Kandahar City. The...More >>