http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=258648 This extract was from a US National Post Article. Full article can be read on the link. To the west, Britain leads a deployment of 7,753 with its Danish and Australian partners. To the east, the U.S. has 15,000 soldiers with help from Turkey, to be bolstered later this year by another 3,500 U.S. Marines. Poland has pledged another 400 more pilots and combat soldiers this year. Norway will bolster its 500 troops by another 150 this spring. The Dutch have locked in their 1,500 soldiers until 2010. And the Brits are expected to divert even more troops into Afghanistan from Iraq later this year.