Poll: Do the logistical challenges and rising costs of withdrawing from Afghanistan indicate that NATO forces should reconsider their 2014 time frame?

Last week Chancellor George Osborne questioned the current schedule of a 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan after it became apparent that the costs of the logistical nightmare are beginning to soar. Recent figures suggest that the cost of transporting the thousands of ISO containers that will hold the military kit has doubled since the UK originally drew up plans to ship out of the Middle East. This is also leading to questions about exactly what equipment is worth bringing back since much o...
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