Gen. McChrystal addresses Afghan Parliament on troop buildup in Kabul

Gen. McChrystal addresses Afghan Parliament on troop buildup in Kabul

U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal, top US commander in Afghanistan, addresses Afghan Parliament members in Kabul on December 3, 2009. The US and NATO commander in Afghanistan promised Afghan lawmakers that the new strategy would show signs of success next year, pledging that many of the 30,000 extra troops would head the south. McChrystal discussed his blueprint to improve deteriorating security to parliament in a bid to curry support. UPI/Hossein Fatemi