Taliban Attack During Ambassador Holbrooke's Marja Visit

Ambassador Richard Holbrooke got a up close look at the Afghan war today, including gunfire at his aircraft and suicide bombers. He visited Marja, a key town, to assess whether the new U.S. counter insurgency strategy is working or falling short. Taliban gunmen tried to shoot down Holbrooke's V22 Osprey as it approached for a landing, triggering a gunbattle with the insurgents that lasted for about 10 minutes. And a trio of suicide bombers detonated themselves during an attack on the U.S....Full Story
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