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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Taliban in Northern Helmand
The Taliban have apparently made some gains in the Kajaki district of Helmand province. This long-fought for area has been a thorn in the side of ISAF for many years and continues to be problematic for the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). The British spent a number of years in this district as well. It is also the location of the very important Kajaki Dam. Read more in "Taliban parades in northern Helmand", The Long War Journal, July 18, 2015.