Afghanistan campaign needs political follow-up, say MPs
Talks with the Taliban should be held because the current tactics being used in Afghanistan are not succeeding in achieving a stable solution, MPs have suggested.
A Commons foreign affairs committee report said the US must step up efforts to hold talks with the Taliban if a political resolution is to be reached.
Conservative MP Richard Ottaway, the committee's chairman, said: "Every day we are fighting is a day less for negotiation."
02 Mar 2011
- From the section UK