U.K. likely to be more focused on Afghan drawdown than extending its capabilities in 2014
By this time next year, the last British combat troops should be leaving Afghanistan, ending more than a decade of combat operations in that theater. Those operations have reshaped the U.K. armed forces. The British Army's counter-insurgency strategy, codenamed Operation Entirety, has molded training, equipment and doctrine to prepare troops for the theater. But now commanders face the challenge of preparing forces for readiness for contingency operations at a time when the defense ...
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