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US Afghan death toll 'hits 2,000'

2,000 American soldiers have now been killed in the Afghanistan conflict, according to US officials.

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In numbers: NATO troops in Afghanistan by country

There are currently 129,469 troops committed to NATO's International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan, according to The Brookings Institute. The majority of the troops come from the USA, followed by the UK.

  • USA: 90,000
  • UK: 9,500
  • Germany: 4,701
  • Italy: 3,986
  • France: 3,279
  • Poland: 2,420
  • Spain: 1,596
  • Australia: 1,550
  • Turkey: 1,272

A total of fifty-one countries have officially committed troops to the ISAF, but the number of soldiers actually deployed varies considerably:

  • Austria: 3
  • Bahrain: 95
  • Denmark: 676
  • Slovenia: 79
  • Ireland: 7
  • Netherlands: 500
  • Iceland: 6

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