Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire As Afghanistan descends into chaos, we bring back a report on the Taliban's resurgence. Includes archive from the heartland of the besieged south.
"The insurgents are stronger than us because they are trained by the Pakistani government which gives them money", complains local Commander Razi Khan. At Kandahar hospital, Dr Sharifa Saddiqi struggles to keep up with the daily toll of casualties. As NATO struggles to deal with increased attacks, Dr Abdul Jat worries that "nobody outside knows just how bad the situation is."

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