Season 2009 Episode 02.24.09

Afghanistan: A Hard Fight

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Feb 24, 2009 on PBS
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Afghanistan: A Hard Fight
As President Obama announced this week that the U.S is sending 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan, we spoke with reporter Jason Motlagh, who has just returned from spending two months with U.S troops in several troubled Afghan provinces along the Pakistan border.Motlagh has been traveling to Afghanistan for the past three years, spending time on the streets of Kabul, in refugee camps and most recently embedded with troops. With Taliban gains and civilian and military casualties on the rise, he shares dramatic photographs and video and calls what he witnessed there "a hard fight."moreless

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