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Afghanistan is not all about fighting – Defence Chief

July 26, 2011

General Sir David Richards addresses troops serving at Patrol Base 2 in Nahr-e Saraj (South) (stock image) [Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2011] As we prepare for security transition, the military element is not the most important part of our contribution to Afghanistan, writes Chief of the Defence staff, General Sir David Richards.

The years between now and the end of UK combat operations in 2014 are going to shape our relationship with both Afghanistan and the wider region.

As we prepare for transition and the military demands this will impose, it is worth remembering that the military element is not the most important part of our contribution.

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