"Defence Minister Gordon O'Connor said the government was looking past the current war in Afghanistan and towards the future when it decided to purchase 100 mothballed tanks from the Netherlands.Oh, hurray. He sees wars.
"We see Afghanistan is the future. Afghanistan and these type of engagements are the future for 10, 15 years," said O'Connor."
I see dead people.
But don't worry. The Taliban don't show any signs of return, only roadside bombers.
"What we're seeing in Kandahar province is increased activity of these people who have set IEDs. But we haven't noticed at this time, anyway, any large numbers of Taliban returning into our province."Oh, well, that's alright, then.