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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.