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Aug 23, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The situation in Afghanistan is “serious and deteriorating,” Washington’s top military officer said on Sunday.

“I think it is serious and it is deteriorating, and I’ve said that over the past couple of years, that the Taliban insurgency has gotten better, more sophisticated in their tactics,” Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, told CNN.