Afghanistan
4:26 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Pentagon Report: Taliban Still Strong In Afghanistan

Originally published on Tue July 30, 2013 5:32 pm

The latest Pentagon report to Congress on Afghanistan says the insurgency is still "resilient" and violence in some areas is at the same level as last year. But the Afghan forces are taking the brunt of the casualties now that the U.S. troop presence has decreased and the remaining forces have turned to training the Afghans.