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Topic - Nicholas Parker
NATO commanders were overly optimistic when they predicted quick success taking the key Taliban-held town of Marjah last winter, the outgoing deputy commander said.
DUBLIN (AP) — The last British troops withdrew yesterday from the Northern Ireland borderland long known as "bandit country," ending a 37-year mission to keep watch over the Irish Republican Army's most dangerous power base.
He said their infrequent, largely abortive efforts to mount bomb and gun attacks could be combated most effectively by police aided by anti-terrorist intelligence agencies.
"The dissidents are not a worthy target for a military force," Gen. Parker said.