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Mon, 20 Aug 2012

Coalition has been losing the upper hand in Afghanistan for sometime

Michael Laws speaks to Dr. Jim Veitch, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Defence Studies, Massey University, about New Zealand's presence in Afghanistan. Dr. Jim Veitch explains why we are involved in operations in the country. Dr. Veitch believes we have been losing the upper hand in the country for some time. 20th August 2012.

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