TITLE

TARGETING TALIBAN

AUTHOR(S)
Prothero, Mitchell
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/3/2006, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides an update on the United States' military operation in Afghanistan. Discussed is the U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan, and how successful the mission has been. Also discussed are strategies used by U.S. troops to draw out Taliban fighters, as well as efforts to use the Afghan Army against the Taliban.
ACCESSION #
21323983

 

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