Thursday, February 02, 2006

Three Cheers for the Netherlands

After much fuss, the Dutch parliament approves the
...dispatch of an additional 1200-1400 troops to southern Afghanistan.
The Dutch defence ministry has assigned heavily armed units for the new mission in Uruzgan , including a reinforced 'Air Manoeuvre' battalion; a 100-man strong Special Forces detachment; Apache attack helicopters and F-16 fighter aircraft.
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