Holbrooke on Moshtarak

US special envoy to Afghanistan discusses joint Afghan-Nato offensive against Taliban.

    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.