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Fighting Insurgents in Helmand Province

In an effort by the Obama administration to turn around a struggling, seven-year-old war in Afghanistan, U.S. Marines launched a campaign July 2 to root out Taliban insurgents in the Helmand River valley.

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Article | Reports about endemic corruption in Afghanistan are undermining public support for the war among NATO allies, the military alliance's leader warned Tuesday.

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