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NY Times: US and Afghan troops battle to control key route

October 21, 2011

ASADABAD, Afghanistan — American and Afghan troops have killed at least 115 insurgents as part of a tough fight to gain control of a critical corridor and resupply route to a key American base in northeastern Afghanistan, according to Afghan and American military officers.

Civilians in the area, as well as American and Afghan soldiers, described an exceptionally intense fight, which was still going on…

Continues at: nytimes.com – US and Afghan troops battle to control key route

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 21, 2011 20:17

    The choice of the Talibans: continuing assaults and not peace.
    A situation of ininterrupted war for avoiding Afghanistan democracy, mantaining control of a loss power or what other?
    More questions and more answers.
    Libya may be an example for talibans, who have the possibility to ask itself: “May us have o take the same risk?”.
    Claudio Alpaca

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