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A Mullah Dies, and War Comes Knocking

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan Wednesday, Oct. 31: I woke to the sound of artillery thudding -- like the beat of a heavy heart. It was Afghan army batteries firing into Arghandab, at new Taliban positions there. Through several nights, I had been listening, my ears pricking like a dog's, to the faint popping...

By Sarah Chayes

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