Al Jazeera has a fascinating documentary on Afghan soldiers at Combat Outpost Spera, the base that was attacked by the Haqqani Network just two days ago (the attack failed miserably, see LWJ report, US troops defeat Haqqani Network assault on base in Khost for more details). At 44 minutes, it’s long, but well worth it. If time is limited, I recommend fast-forwarding to 28:40 into the video, and listening to the exchange between the Afghan Army commander and the Taliban, who are retreating into Waziristan.
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