Hard Winter Ahead For Troops In Afghanistan – NBC

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    U.S. and Afghan soldiers rest during a operation on a cold morning near the town of Walli Was in Paktika province, Afghanistan on November 2, 2012. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

    by War News Updates Editor

    As the rigors of an Afghan winter started to take effect, soldiers wrapped themselves in blankets to protect against the cold on a rocky outcrop in the east of the country on Friday morning.

    Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic, who won a Frontline Club award last week for the "unparalleled combat photography" he produced in a previous project, 18 days with the Syrian rebels, is currently documenting U.S. and Afghan troops in the country's Paktika province.

    Read more . Hard winter ahead for troops in Afghanistan - PhotoBlog

    God Bless our troops and please don't make it harder than necessary for them.
     
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    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

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    I remember Walli.

    I ope it's a miserable winter.

    It will punish the insurgency and slow them down. Just like in 04/05.
     
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    Progress against Afghan opium...
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    Afghanistan opium harvest drops by a third - UN
    20 November 2012 - The opium crop has fallen this year, but more Afghan farmers are trying to grow it
     

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