The outgoing American commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan said the insurgency will last for years unless Pakistan shuts down safe havens where militants train and recruit.
Gen. Dan McNeill blamed new peace agreements in Pakistan's tribal areas for a spike in violence in eastern Afghanistan, where U.S. forces operate along the volatile border."If there are going to be sanctuaries where these terrorists, these extremists, these insurgents can train, can recruit, can regenerate, there's still going to be a challenge there," McNeill said in an interview with The Associated Press
Pointless. Fucking. War.