The Marines move on Marja: A perilous slog against Afghanistan's TalibanQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The intensity of Taliban opposition is forcing the Marines to move cautiously, which sometimes means spending hours to advance only a few hundred yards. In this counterinsurgency operation, the Marines have been told that the people of Marja are the prize. Don't alienate them. Don't knock down doors unnecessarily.|
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