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NATO says offensive is cornering Taliban

NATO said on Tuesday its major offensive to crush a revitalized Taliban in southern Afghanistan is pushing the guerrillas into a corner as heavy fighting continues. “We are closing the circle on the Taliban — we have got the Taliban in a bit of a trap,” NATO spokesman Major Quentin Innes said. Last weekend NATO launched Operation Medusa, its biggest ground offensive against an increasingly active Taliban, in Kandahar province, the hardline Islamist group’s spiritual heartland. Full Story

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