A hint to the additional U.S. forces to deal with diehard anti-terror hunt
Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, in congressional hearings. Donna
Global Times special correspondent reports, according to the Associated Press reported that U.S. Central Command, General David Petraeus, December 9 disclosure, the U.S. military action would send more troops to Afghanistan’s anti-terrorism hunt, including sending more the power to kill those die-hard extremists.
Petraeus to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, said: “We want to kill or capture the enemy that will not change its position. This is undoubted and we plan to take this action. “
Petraeus warned that more troops to Afghanistan progress measures may not be as fast as the additional troops to Iraq two years ago, the war in Afghanistan,” before becoming successful will be more difficulties. “
Petraeus said that in addition to the Taliban and other militants” reintegration “of mainstream society efforts in Afghanistan, the U.S. military will take more effective action to eliminate the most die-hard extremists. He said: “In fact, we will increase the overall strategic framework of the anti-terrorism force.” Spring tomorrow, sending more U.S. troops to Afghanistan’s anti-terrorism task forces.
Petraeus also testified that, to crack down on militants in Pakistan’s action was taken by Pakistan to combat domestic extremists, the most effective action. It is “important step” to help the U.S. fight against extremist groups in border areas and efforts to defeat Al Qaeda.
However, Pakistan can take measures is limited. Petraeus predicted that the summer’s violence in Afghanistan next year will increase, because the U.S. military and NATO forces will take more and more of the Taliban military operations, the Afghan government anti-corruption initiatives will lead to more confusion .
was responsible for implementing the 2007 decision to send more troops to Iraq Petraeus said he supported Obama’s new strategy for A, but not specifically predict whether this strategy will be successful. Petraeus said that success is “achievable”, the situation in Afghanistan is expected in the next 18 months will be made “important progress.” However, he also said that the situation in Afghanistan remains serious. Petraeus did not give when Afghan security forces can take full control of the Afghan security work schedule. He said: “To be sure, the Afghan security forces take many years to take over the majority of security tasks, so most of our troops can be redeployed.”
Associated Press that Petraeus’s remarks appear to be in the United States Army refers to as “Delta” as a professional anti-terrorism special forces. U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan makes extensive use of the special forces, and currently the commander of U.S. forces in Zhu’a General McChrystal is the previous commander of U.S. Special Forces, he will follow the U.S. House of Representatives of a committee to make card.
McCristal 9, quoted in an interview one of his command of counter-terrorism operations in Iraq, the success of wars models, said the main points of this model is to eliminate terrorist organizations of the middle, rather than focusing on killing The most senior leaders of terrorist organizations. He said: “You can make the collapse of the terrorist organization from within, this is what I found in Iraq, and this is one of the measures taken in Afghanistan.” But he made no mention of sending more special forces to the Afghan .