13 iunie 2018

Afghan War Conflict – Update 20180613


The Taliban spring offensive is continuing in Afghanistan. The insurgents have threatened several provincial capitals over the past few months. In addition, they have captured (and sometimes still hold) many district centers. Although the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) are mounting operations in many areas of the country it would appear that the Taliban are retaining the initiative. At the same time the U.S. and Afghan special operations forces are continuing their fight [...]