Christian Science Monitor, October 21, 2010: Want to know how the war in Afghanistan is going? Watch Kandahar.
For the past decade, the Taliban has held firm control over the small farming village of Malajat, located on the green flatland along the eastern outskirts of Kandahar City. NATO forces and Afghan police refused to enter the area, knowing any attempt to clear the town of military threats would be met with fierce resistance.
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