McChrystal Troop Request by End of Week

Defense officials tell ABC News that Gen. Stanley McChrystal's request for more troops for Afghanistan may arrive at the Pentagon by week's end. It is unclear how many additional troops McChrystal may request beyond the 68,000 already slated to be in the country by year's end. Speculation has been that he may request anywhere from 10,000 to 40,000 more troops for the mission in Afghanistan. The request for additional troops and resources, formally known as a "Request for Forces," is...Full Story
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