Despite the Drawdown, Friendly Fire Kills Five in Afghanistan

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In a remote corner of Afghanistan yesterday, US Special Forces and Afghan soldiers were ambushed by the Taliban. When they called for air support, six were killed by fire from a B-1 bomber. Special Forces are the last American soldiers in the field in Afghanistan, training Afghans during joint patrols in remote areas.  We get an update from Azam Ahmed, who is based in Kabul for the New York Times, and from Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution.




Warren Olney