Over the weekend, NATO allies decided to contribute 5,000 additional short-term troops to the war effort in Afghanistan, some to help provide security for the country’s upcoming elections and others to help train the Afghan army.
The small eastern European nation of Estonia, population 1.3 million, has sent troops to Afghanistan, just as it did in Iraq.
Worldfocus correspondent Daljit Dhaliwal and producers Sally Garner and Ara Ayer report on Estonia’s military after Soviet occupation and its alliance with the U.S. in Afghanistan.
Read producer Sally Garner’s blog from the field: Newly-minted Estonian soldiers head to Afghanistan.
01/15/2010 :: 10:32:35 AM
adnan hawee Says:
my name is adnan the people recognise me from my father name his is fazlullah hawee
NOW i want to say something about russia had war with afghanistan how they got beat
nowadays the force of american every talib solder of holy wasnt fighted for ullah for example many years ago one reader of quran had been spy to american forces mujaheeden came over to arrest him now iam adnan from afghanistan province of logar suburb of mulaaye sahib i will go to holy war just sacrifise myself for ullah i want to parrades heaven i don.t want this life i want to finesh american force in afghanistan inshaullah i will be back martyr god bye khuda hafiz