Kandahar & Jalabad: Last Strongholds of the Taliban

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Wackbag Staff
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Konduz Falls, Taliban Has only 2 main cities left

Konduz falls to Northern Alliance
U.S. Marines land near Kandahar

(CNN) - Northern Alliance soldiers on Monday gained full control of Konduz, which had been the Taliban's last stronghold in northern Afghanistan. (Full story)

Kandahar is now the final Taliban stronghold in the country - and U.S. Marines have begun landing south of that city. A senior U.S. official told CNN that the Marines, who began landing Sunday, represent the first wave in a fresh deployment of ground troops inside Afghanistan. (Full story)

Northern Alliance forces had begun moving into Konduz on Sunday, meeting armed resistance even as thousands of Taliban fighters surrendered. By Monday, however, the Northern Alliance had entered the heart of the city and was encountering no Taliban fighters.

Residents of Konduz welcomed the Northern Alliance soldiers as celebrations began throughout the city, reports said.

Meanwhile, the number of U.S. Marines in the Kandahar area should swell to between 1,200 and 1,500 over the next 24 hours, said the senior U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity. The troops, members of the 15th and 26th Marine Expeditionary Units, were stationed on the USS Peleliu and USS Bataan in the Arabian Sea.

The Marines, said a U.S. official, are likely to engage in activities similar to those undertaken by U.S. special operations forces: interdicting Taliban and al Qaeda forces and gathering intelligence on the whereabouts of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden
 

DIRTY_HARRY

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I am befuddeled with one thing now. Hold a sec, BEFUDDELED??? where the hell did that come from??? anyway I was looking at the news and they showed a mountain with all holes in it. They said it was the elabrite tunnel system and caves. BLOW THE FREAKING MOUNTAIN OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH. JUST DO IT DO IT NOWWWWWWWWWW.
 

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Wackbag Staff
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The whole country is either desert or mountains. It would to blow up all those tunnels anyways with the special missles costing to gosh darn much.
 
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