However, jocular remarks reportedly made by a senior Afghan official to a visiting Dutch delegation about the number of 'body bags' they might need for the Uruzgan deployment didn't help, several western diplomats have told the BBC.
BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Nato in a spin over Afghan expansion
Turns out, NATO not so keen to be involved in Afghanistan. Maybe they'll try to avoid so many casualties by sending fewer troops!!!???
Still, could be good if they decide NATO's role isn't really to fight a war on opium production.