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Afghanistan Nation Building May Fail: Senate Report

Bill Roggio
8th June 2011 - Quoted by James Rupert and Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

On April 25, Taliban completed a nearly 400-meter tunnel into the city’s main prison and used it to free about 500 fellow guerrillas in what officials said was an inside job. The operation freed more than 100 of the key lower and mid-level commanders whose capture has helped weaken the Taliban in the past year, according to analysts such as Bill Roggio of the U.S.-based Long War Journal, which monitors the conflict.


afghanistan, cia, counterinsurgency, taliban