NATO chief pleads again for troop increases

By Judy Dempsey
International Herald Tribune

October 21, 2007

NATO again is pleading with member states to step up their commitments, casting the fight in Afghanistan as vital for global security. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, secretary general of NATO, is emphasizing the connection to Europe’s own national security and the need for adequate training resources as NATO attempts to delegate more responsibility to Afghani forces… more