“These people just want to be left alone”

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The Guardian on Oct 28, 2009

In Afghanistan the US soldiers are losing heart for a fight they feel their presence is only prolonging

Sean Smith spent a month embedded with the US Army’s 501st Parachute Regiment in June this year. With inadequate vehicles, relations with Afghan security forces at a standstill and the constant threat of IEDs, the soldiers are losing heart for a fight they feel their presence is only prolonging

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