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US launched several airstrikes in support of Afghan forces

3 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military launched several airstrikes this week in support of Afghan government forces fighting Taliban insurgents, including in the strategically important province of Kandahar, officials said Thursday.
The strikes demonstrate U.S. intentions to continue supporting Afghan forces with combat aircraft based outside the country, at least until the scheduled conclusion of the U.S. military withdrawal on Aug. 31. The Biden administration has not said whether it will continue that support after the pullout is complete.
The U.S. has a variety of combat aircraft based in the...
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