45,000 More U.S. Troops To Afghanistan
The Obama administration had told the British government that it will soon announce a substantial boost to its Afghanistan force and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that Britain will send a further 500 soldiers.
"All indications are that President Obama is honouring the request by Gen McChrystal" -Said Jawad, Afghan ambassador to US
BBC Newsnight - Broadcast October 14, 2009
United States to send 'up to 45,000 more troops to Afghanistan'