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H.D.S. Greenway

The long, hard slog against scrappy Taliban fighters

By H.D.S. Greenway
August 12, 2008

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'RAGTAG TALIBAN Show Tenacity in Afghanistan," read the headline last week. Washington and NATO capitals were reportedly "soul-searching" over how a disheveled insurgency had managed to "keep the world's most powerful armies at bay." This should hardly have come as a surprise. (Full article: 709 words)

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