The Bush administration is pushing for sweeping changes to the military command structure in Afghanistan, so that the head of international forces would report directly to US Central Command instead of Nato.
The changes would have huge repercussions for Nato, whose officials have stated that Afghanistan is a "defining moment" for the organisation's ability to conduct large-scale operations abroad.
TVNL Comment: Hey, EU: the US is in charge of wars in the pipeline region. We start unending wars, and WE profit from them. Get it? You just send your kids to die in them. Got it? Good.