US troops hunker down for Afghan winter

Winter weather is bringing down the number of Taliban attacks but security is still a concern.

    Freezing winter weather in Afghanistan is bringing down the number of attacks by Taliban-allied fighters, but security is still a concern.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Paktika province, where a simple furniture-shopping trip for US troops became a serious military mission.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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