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May 2011 Special Report: Afghanistan Operations

Articles

The Taliban’s momentum has been reversed in most areas of Afghanistan, but the progress achieved there is fragile and reversible, the commander of NATO and U.S. forces said March 15 before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Gen. David H. Petraeus...
Pathfinders from Troop E, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment (Task Force Palehorse), along with air crews from Task Force Lift’s Black Widows, provided the critical link between humanitarians in the U.S. and Afghans in need when they joined forces...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced recently the first seven areas of his country that will transition to full Afghan security control. The announcement marks the beginning of the process that will see Afghan forces responsible for security...
On March 23, an Afghan citizen informed Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) that a tractor and trailer passing through Sayad Abad District in Wardak Province was filled with bomb-making materials. Afghan National Police responded to the threat...
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Afghan and coalition forces killed several insurgents recently in a shootout in the Darah-ye Pech District of Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. Troops opened fire on the insurgents after watching them maneuver nearby with heavy automatic machine guns,...