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Posted by Richard Thursday, February 15, 2007

Last week, two US generals say it. The US defense secretary says it. Afghani national security adviser, Zalmai Rassoul, says it. And the British media is silent.

This week – yesterday, to be precise – Lieutenant General David Richards, the British former commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan, says it: "International troops have been warned to expect a spring offensive from the Taliban."

The report goes straight in The Telegraph.