US Considers Alternate Supply Routes into Afghanistan

Voice of America
February 19, 2009

he parliament in Kyrgyzstan has voted to evict U.S. forces from the Manas air base the United States has leased since 2001. The Manas air base is located in northern Kyrgyzstan, not far from the capital Bishkek. It is the only military base leased by the United States in Central Asia and plays a critical role in the U.S. and NATO war effort in Afghanistan. more