PM's tough task on delivering al-Qaeda message

Anyone who has been to Ground Zero will testify it is a remarkable memorial and given its iconic importance in America it is no surprise David Cameron has come here today.

The subliminal message and the often stated message is that al-Qaeda is not defeated but its ability to harm all of us has been degraded.

It is a difficult message to get across on a day when in Afghanistan things are not going very well.

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PM: Afghan mission to continue

David Cameron has told ITV News the international mission in Afghanistan will continue despite the Taliban's decision to pull out of peace talks.