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After the creremonies described in the last three posts we had one more task to complete before we went home.  In the ANSF after action report on the ambush of Haji Nematullah, they reported seizing three large buckets of Home Made Explosives (HME) and three Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) mines.  EFP’s were a big problem […]

Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting

Much has transpired since my visit to Zaranj last month.  I have learned that the Afghanistan Surge did not work and we are now, according to our esteemed Secretary of State, switching tactics.  The new counterinsurgency tactic will be “Fight, Talk, Build” and if you have no idea what those words could possibly mean welcome […]