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The New York Times, By Taimoor Shah and Alissa J. Rubin

8 May, 2011

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — For more than 30 hours over the weekend, the Taliban immobilized the southern city of Kandahar, unleashing multiple attacks with small arms and suicide bombers near the city’s downtown, pinning down people in their homes, forcing shops to close and halting most traffic. (more…)

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By ERIC SCHMITT

Published: July 13, 2009

ABOARD U.S.S. RONALD REAGAN, in the Gulf of Oman — After taking repeated fire from Taliban fighters holed up in a building last week, a group of American Marines in southern Afghanistan called in airstrikes to wipe out the threat. (more…)

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