Inside the battle for Sangin: Taliban insurgents ‘in control of all but handful of buildings’

The taunts were carried by loudspeaker over the compound walls to the exhausted and starving troops huddled inside.

The besieged collection of Afghan soldiers and police had little choice, they could surrender to the Taliban fighters who had swept into Sangin days earlier, or they would soon be killed.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Afghan culture, the gift that keeps on giving!

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      How come they fight in their pajamas?

  • Hard Little Machine

    Obama told one of his Congressional mouthpieces to state the US should maintain at least 10,000 troops in Afghanistan ‘forever’. To do what, he didn’t say.