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Afghanistan: Marines Rough It In Helmand Province

newsobserver.com | By CHUCK LIDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Helmand Province, Afghanistan -- It's not even officially winter here at FOB Hassanabad, yet temperatures routinely fall below freezing at night....

US Marines Launch Large Offensive In Afghanistan

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — U.S. Marines swooped down behind Taliban lines in helicopters and Osprey aircraft Friday in the first offensive since President Barack O...

Afghan Officials: 6 Killed In Quran Protest

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Protesters claiming that international troops destroyed copies of the Quran clashed with Afghan and foreign security forces Tuesday, lea...

5,000 US Troops To Help British With Taliban Stalemate In Afghanistan

Times of London | Michael Evans, Defence Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

America is planning to send at least 5,000 additional troops to Afghanistan's Helmand province to help out beleaguered British troops, according to de...