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In One Corner of Afghanistan, America Is Beating Islamic State | The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Matthew DeVirgilio

In One Corner of Afghanistan, America Is Beating Islamic State | The Wall Street Journal

The Special Forces captain gestured to the Takhto Valley, a brown-hued no man’s land of fallow fields and abandoned mud-brick compounds within easy reach of Islamic State gunners.

“Everything over there is bad,” he said.

Then the captain turned toward the Pekha Valley, an expanse of emerald-green fields of corn and wheat….

Source: In One Corner of Afghanistan, America Is Beating Islamic State | The Wall Street Journal