This report provides an update on ISAF operations in Maiwand district of Kandahar Province, primarily during the latter half of 2011.
Last Saturday, May 7, dozens of heavily-armed Taliban fighters engaged Afghan security forces and brought Kandahar City’s urban center to a standstill for over 30 hours.
In the pre-dawn hours of Monday, 25 April, nearly 500 imprisoned insurgents escaped from Kandahar’s central prison through a 1,200 foot tunnel dug by the Taliban.
Afghanistan experts Jeffrey Dressler & Carl Forsberg discuss progress and remaining challenges in southern Afghanistan. December 17, 2010.