New Tactics for the Taliban US Army Applies Lessons of Iraq to Afghanistan

The US Army is trying out a radical change of course in Afghanistan based on the unorthodox ideas of General Stanley McChrystal, the top American commander in the country. The new approach is being tested in the Taliban stronghold of Helmand province.
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Photo Gallery: Fighting for Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan