Now that both the USA and the British have signalled their intention to start pulling out of Afghanistan next year, casualties will soar.
Why am I so confident? Because the leaders of the insurgent groups will compete among each other to attack the occupying forces, hoping to establish a stronger bargaining position for the power carve-up that will follow the departure of the infidels.
Just as they did in Aden after the arsehole Wilson announced a date for the British withdrawal. And just as they did once the Soviets began to pull out of . . . Afghanistan. Which makes The One and Cameron prolapsed arseholes.