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How Afghan insurgents keep winning battles

The US and allied forces, much like the erstwhile USSR, have become a victim of the asymmetric warfare that the hills and difficult terrain of Afghanistan facilitate. While for the intervening forces the Afghan theater provided a limited-war scenario linked with certain political outcomes, it presented a total-war scenario for the insurgents, who considered the […]