Afghans doubt increasing foreign troops would bring real change

Recent advances by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan are high on the agenda at a NATO defence ministers' meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

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    Recent advances by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan are high on the agenda at a NATO defence ministers' meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

    There will be discussions on the prospect of increasing the number of foreign troops in the country, but many Afghans doubt that a few thousand soldiers more would make a significant difference.

    Al Jazeeras' Rob McBride reports from Kabul.


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