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A Firefight in Afghanistan

April 20, 2009

The New York Times has an up-close look at the fighting in Afghanistan, with an audio slideshow featuring the ambush of a unit of soldiers on patrol. I know there is a tendency to forget the ongoing fighting, especially when coverage of the war is overshadowed by the failing economy and other important everyday struggles. The piece in the Times is a visually arresting reminder that the war is not yet over.

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