Interview with Command Sergeant Major Charles V. Sasser Jr. CSM Sasser: Military Deployment - Increasing Troops in Afghanistan

Sean Pillai

The United States, specifically President Barack Obama, has announced a major increase in the amount of troops slated to deploy to Afghanistan. The increase in military deployment or troop surge to Afghanistan comes at a time when the fight in the mountains of the Hindu Kush and other Afghan regions has seen an increase in violence and insurgent fighting. The troop surge, which was a strategy that worked in Iraq, is seen as the solution that will bring a shift in the fight against the Taliban....
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