Friday, August 19, 2005

Election support

More troops for Afghanistan:

"The advice that the Government has received from Defence is that the special forces contingent will need to be approximately 190 personnel to provide appropriate mobility, force protection and adequate logistics support," Senator Hill said.

Up from 150.

Special forces. Most of their work will be 'behind enemy lines'. These 40 extra have probably been told to start growing their beards a long time ago, the decision having already been made.