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Securing Highway 1 in Afghanistan

A key element of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is to keep Highway 1 secure between Kabul and Kandahar. U.S. commanders along that route are faced with tough decisions on how to best deploy their limited troops as they prepare to turn over responsibility to the Afghan army. Read related article.

Securing Highway 1 in Afghanistan
Source: CNES and spot image via Google Earth. Gene Thorp/The Washington Post. Published on April 14, 2012, 6:51 p.m.

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