Eastern Afghanistan the 'Final Battleground'

Troops organize for tough spring fighting

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 19, 2012 8:56 AM CDT

(Newser) – As insurgent attacks have fallen in Afghanistan's southern provinces, the US is turning its focus toward the east, where such attacks jumped 20% last year. With the US set to take on an advisory role next year, the mountainous eastern region is poised to...   Read full story »


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