U.S. intelligence report on Afghanistan sees stalemate
By Ken Dilanian and David S. Cloud, Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2012, 6:39 p.m.
Reporting from Washington—
The U.S. intelligence community says in a secret new assessment that the war in Afghanistan is mired in stalemate, and warns that security gains from an increase in American troops have been undercut by pervasive corruption, incompetent governance and Taliban fighters operating from neighboring Pakistan, according to U.S. officials.