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In Afghanistan, U.S. Plans Next Major Offensive Into Kandahar

First Posted: 04/29/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:40 PM ET

Afghanistan

washingtonpost.com:

Even as Marines in Afghanistan continued to fight for control of the Taliban stronghold of Marja, senior Obama administration officials said Friday that the United States has begun initial planning for a bigger, more complex offensive in Kandahar later this year.

The assault on Marja, the largest U.S.-NATO military operation since 2001, is a "prelude to larger, more comprehensive operations," senior Obama officials said Friday.

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