"Thus it is said that one who knows the enemy and knows himself will not be endangered in a hundred engagements."
Sun Tzu, The Art of War.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Readout of Deputy Secretary Carter’s Meetings with Afghanistan Minister of Defense and Minister of Interior
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the
“On October 21 in
Afghanistan, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met Afghan Minister of
Defense Bismillah Khan Mohammadi and Minister of Interior Ghulam Mujtaba
“Dr. Carter traveled to Afghanistan specifically to
emphasize the U.S. commitment to the Afghan National Security Forces and the
ongoing development of the Afghan forces’ enabling capabilities.The deputy secretary of defense and the
Ministers pledged to work together on a number of important issues, including
the sustained development of the Afghan National Security Force and reviewing
efforts to prevent insider attacks.
“Dr. Carter complimented Ministers Mohammadi and Patang on
the increasing professionalism and capabilities of the Afghan National Army and
Afghan National Police, and reiterated the United States’ continued commitment
to a secure and stable Afghanistan.”