U.S. curtails use of airstrikes in assault on Marja – washingtonpost.com


MARJA, AFGHANISTAN — To the Marines of Bravo Company, the black-and-white video footage from a surveillance drone seemed to present the perfect shot: more than a dozen armed insurgents exiting a building and heading to positions to attack U.S. and Afghan forces seeking to wrest control of this Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan. Facing stiff […]

U.S. Marines Are Landing – And Taliban Knows All About It


The United States Marines, America’s best and bravest, are about to land in the Town of Marja, southern Afghanistan.  The news is already out.  Meetings have gone on for weeks to alert the Marja townspeople.  The tribal elders know about it.  It’s in the Los Angeles Times.  It’s all over Afghanistan.  Hell and the entire [...]