Military News Highlights: December 27, 2010

U.S. troops battle to hand off a valley resistant to Afghan governance

Some truth finally from the battlefield.  An infantry battalion commander concludes that his task force is “locked in an endless war for an irrelevant valley.”   Ask any Soldier and Marine that has served in the Pech Valley, Kunar Province since 2005 and they will tell you the same thing.

It’s about time commanders are finally telling it like it is.  “There is nothing strategically important about this terrain…we ...

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