US touts anti-Taliban offensive

US claims success in Arghandab Valley but locals say conflict has destroyed harvest.

    The US military in Afghanistan says it has had a successful campaign fighting the Taliban in Arghandab Valley.

    But local people are furious that the conflict has destroyed their harvest.

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Arghandab Valley.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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