[QODLink]
Central & South Asia
Holbrooke on Moshtarak
US special envoy to Afghanistan discusses joint Afghan-Nato offensive against Taliban.
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2010 16:32 GMT

Operation Moshtarak, the joint Afghan-Nato military operation in southern Afghanistan, is into its third day.

Despite the deaths of 12 civilians in the town of Marjah, Afghan officials said almost total control of the area had been wrested from the Taliban.

Al Jazeera interviewed Richard Holbrooke, the US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the operation.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Featured
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.
President Poroshenko arrives in Washington on Thursday with money and military aid on his mind, analysts say.
Early players in private medicine often focused on volume over quality, turning many Chinese off for-profit care.
Al Jazeera asked people across Scotland what they think about the prospect of splitting from the United Kingdom.
Blogger critical of a lack of government transparency faces defamation lawsuit from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
join our mailing list