war in afghanistan

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Jan 21, 2010

A Taliban charm offensive?

Dave Markland
The New York Times reports that the Taliban are capitalizing on the population's disdain for NATO troops.
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Jan 16, 2010

Are rosy Afghan opinion polls bogus?

Dave Markland
A variety of experts are extremely skeptical of a recent poll claiming that Afghans support the foreign occupation of the country.
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Jan 13, 2010

Locals say U.S. troops shot protesters

Dave Markland
Thousands of Afghans protesting U.S. troops were fired on by security forces, killing eight. Many say U.S. troops did the shooting.
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Jan 10, 2010

Losing a disastrous war

Dave Markland
Despite the ongoing troop surge officials say the Taliban have the momentum while the Afghan army makes success impossible.

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