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We're 'giving our enemy sustenance'

Ros Atkins Ros Atkins | 06:42 UK time, Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Conway.jpgJust beginning another bulletin shift on BBC World News, so this will be another brief post. US General James Conway is the head of the US Marine Corps and he says deadline to begin pulling troops out of Afghanistan is encouraging the Taliban and "giving our enemy sustenance". Is he right? And how should President Obama respond?

Here's our North America editor Mark Mardell on the comments.

Could be one for the show later...

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