May 25, 3:55 AM EDT
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Q+A: Make-or-break months for Afghanistan war
By IBT Staff Reporter on 03/12/10 AT 8:21 AM
An upcoming U.S.-led military campaign to regain control of the Taliban heartland of Kandahar will be a decisive phase in the Afghan war, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told frontline troops this week.
Two blasts hit Afghanistan's Kandahar, six dead
By IBT Staff Reporter on 03/01/10 AT 1:27 PM
Four Afghan civilians and one foreign soldier were killed on Monday when a suicide car bomber hit a convoy of NATO-led troops near the southern city of Kandahar, officials and witnesses said.