The Prime Minister has reaffirmed the SAS won't be going back to Afghanistan, despite Bamyan becoming much more dangerous.
John Key has had discussions with the chief of Defence Force following the ambush that killed two soldiers at the weekend.
He says the 140 troops we've got on the ground there are well equipped to deal with any insurgency.
"Sending the SAS back wouldn't actually add much to what's happening there, they're very confident about the combat capability of our forces. The SAS liaison person may go into Afghanistan."
Mr Key says that'd be in an observer role rather than a combat one.
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