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Supply Route Under Fire

About 75 percent of NATO supplies begin their journey to Afghanistan from the Pakistani port city of Karachi, approximately 700 miles from the Torkham border crossing. This year, attacks along the route have cost millions in losses, and forced the United States to consider alternate supply routes from Europe through countries north of Afghanistan.


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U.S. Seeks New Supply Routes Into Afghanistan
Article | TORKHAM, Afghanistan, Nov. 18 -- A rise in Taliban attacks along the length of a vital NATO supply route that runs through this border town in the shadow of the Khyber Pass has U.S. officials seeking alternatives, including the prospect of beginning deliveries by a tortuous overland journey from ...

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