Afghanistan War: The general's plan

Providing training for Afghan security forces among the top tasks.



    White House officials have made clear that one of their top priorities in a revised strategy for the war in Afghanistan will be to train Afghan security forces.

    But any increase in forces will likely also be used to fight the Taliban.

    Al Jazeera's James Bays takes a look now at how a possible increase in soldiers might be used.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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