This hasn't gotten as much play in the United States as might have been expected.
Bush got what he wanted in Bucharest last week; at least when they are talking to the press, NATO governments have committed to stay in Afghanistan for the long haul.
But there are plenty of grumblings. In Canada, which has lost 82 soldiers in that country as of today, there is serious dissension. Haroon Siddiqui responded to the NATO plan in the Toronto Star:
Meanwhile the German newspaper, Der Spiegel claims that diplomats, led by the Germans, are working on an exit strategy.
Is popular sovereignty pushing to the fore in Germany?