February 3, 2009

U.S. supply routes to Afghanistan suffer two huge blows

The U.S.-led campaign against the Taliban suffered two logistical blows Tuesday as the president of Kyrgyzstan announced that he'd shut a U.S. airbase in his country and insurgents blew up a key bridge into Afghanistan. The developments were the latest reminders of the vulnerability of the 60,000 U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan.

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