Solo Afghan forces hold back Taliban
Posted: November 4, 2013 at 4:48 a.m.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — The Taliban failed to capture any ground from Afghan security forces fighting for the first time without foreign firepower this fighting season, U.S. officials said, but the insurgents killed scores of soldiers, police and civilians in their campaign to weaken the government.
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