Top US commander says insurgent momentum stopped but nobody is winning in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON – WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan says the war is a draw.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal says the momentum of the resurgent Taliban militants has been stopped. But for now, the general says, nobody is winning.
In an interview Thursday on PBS' "NewsHour," McChrystal says he sees significant progress for the allies fighting the Taliban this year.
McChrystal says the insurgency remains serious, with a reach that spans the country and a large number of fighters.