Sunday, November 7, 2010

Taliban Resilent in Face of NATO Attacks

American intelligence officials have indicated that the Taliban are surviving the stepped up attacks that NATO has mounted over the past several months.
"The Taliban and other insurgents in Afghanistan have been largely unaffected by NATO's campaign, according to assessments by US intelligence services.  The Washington Post reports that the CIA, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and other US intelligence services are in broad agreement that the Taliban and the Haqqani network, an independent militant group allied with the Taliban, have suffered only minor setbacks due to NATO's campaign."
Read the rest of the article in "NATO campaign having little impact on Taliban, say US intelligence agencies", The Christian Science Monitor, October 27, 2010.

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