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Marja Offensive

Taliban Hold Sway in Marja Despite U.S. Offensive, Farmers Say

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Farmers from the district of Marja, which since February has been the focus of the largest American-led military operation in Afghanistan, are fleeing...

Is Karzai Ditching the West for the Taliban?

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

The target of Karzai's attack on Obama is thousands of miles away, but his real audience is within his borders. Karzai's trying to improve his image internally, especially with the Taliban.