December 20th, 2010
10:33 AM ET

Afghanistan war review

CNN's Candy Crowley discusses the gains and setbacks in the U.S. war in Afghanistan.

June 28th, 2010
10:24 AM ET

The 'bleeding ulcer' of Marjah

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When Gen. David Petraeus takes over command in Afghanistan, his first and most urgent problem may be what the ousted commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal famously called "a bleeding ulcer" - the Taliban stronghold of Marjah in Helmand province. FULL POST

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