Afghans lose 4,000 soldiers per month, most going AWOL | Washington Examiner:
"It's because you have young soldiers and police who have been fighting in Helmand [Province] for two or three years, they haven't had a break. They're maybe not getting the right food they deserve. They might not have an opportunity to train," Campbell said in a speech at the Brookings Institution. "When you're fighting all the time, when you need to take a break and you have no other way, you go back home and you don't come back."