Afghanistan risks turning into a failed state and becoming a forgotten war, a study led by a US diplomatic and military team has concluded. The study by former UN ambassador Thomas Pickering and retired Marine Corps General James Jones is due to be released later on Wednesday.
One of its recommendations is for more Nato troops to be sent to Afghanistan, the AP news agency reports.
The Taleban have mounted a comeback in Afghanistan over the past two years.
The south of the country has seen the worst violence since the Taleban were thrown out of power in the US-led invasion of 2001.
"Afghanistan stands at a crossroads," says the study which has been seen by AP…