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US gearing up for one last major Afghan offensive | The National

KABUL // For Taliban militants and US strategists alike, all roads in this impoverished country of mountain passes, arid deserts and nearly impassable goat tracks lead to this ancient capital of 3 million people nestled in a high and narrow valley.

The Taliban made their intentions clear over the weekend, mounting spectacular coordinated attacks that spawned an 18-hour battle with Afghan and Nato forces. And now, the US is gearing up for what may be the last major American-run offensive of the war – a bid to secure the approaches to the city.

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