Taliban Ambush Witnessed By ABC News Tests Afghan Army

The mission was Afghan-led and run with 10 or so American soldiers bringing up the rear. The goal was to sweep through a series of remote mountain villages and reclaim the valley where Taliban insurgents were believed to be heavily entrenched. It was exactly the kind of mission the Afghan National Army would need to carry out as U.S. forces begin their drawdown across the country. It was also a perfect test case for the key question at this stage of the war: Can the Afghans go it...Full Story
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