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Under U.S. Air Cover, Afghan Commandos Chase The Elusive Taliban : Parallels : NPR

Under U.S. Air Cover, Afghan Commandos Chase The Elusive Taliban : Parallels : NPR

The American Green Berets were seated around a long, plywood table at their base when they spotted the Taliban counterattack on their screens.

The burly Americans were working on computers, drinking coffee and munching on chips and peanut butter cookies. Their team leader answered an ever-ringing phone, giving his superiors updates on an Afghan commando mission in the mountains just north of Afghanistan’s Kandahar Airfield.

Source: Under U.S. Air Cover, Afghan Commandos Chase The Elusive Taliban : Parallels : NPR