Tuesday, 18 October 2016

A slow loss against the Afghan Taliban

A slow loss against the Afghan Taliban - Middle East - Stripes
The Oct. 3 battle is a microcosm of what is happening across Afghanistan: Taliban fighters who show enormous resilience despite being on the wrong side of a 15-year, $800 billion war; an Afghan army that still struggles with leadership, equipment, tactics and, in some units, an unwillingness to fight; and the world's most sophisticated military reduced at times to pounding fields with its feared armaments.

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