October 06 2009
The former head of the British army says that Prime Minister Gordon Brown refused a request for additional troops in Afghanistan earlier this year, reports the Times of London.
Brown turned down a call for 2,000 more combat troops to be deployed in Helmand province, Gen. Sir Richard Dannatt told the Sun newspaper.
That left the British troops fighting "with at least part of one arm" tied behind their back, said the general
Military officials have been unsuccessfully asking...
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