Sunday, March 28, 2010

The Fight for Kandahar, Afghanistan

Now that the Marjah, Afghanistan offensive is somewhat complete (still doing the hold and build portion) the eyes of the military in Afghanistan are on Kandahar.  Once again, there is no surprise about the Afghan and coalition forces going into Kandahar.  However, Kandahar is much bigger than the rural environment of Marjah and will prove more difficult to "clear" (never mind the "hold" part).  Read more in "Kandahar, a Battlefield Even Before U.S. Offensive", The New York Times, March 26, 2010. Read more news clippings about the fight for Kandahar.

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