U.S. Marines and Afghans Launch Offensive On Taliban Stronghold

From The New York Times:

American and Afghan troops launched an attack on Marja, a Taliban-held town in southern Helmand Province, The Associated Press reported. In this attack, commanders say they will do something they have never done before: bring in
an Afghan government and police force behind them. American and British troops will stay on to support them.

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