U.S. and allied troop deaths in Afghanistan have surpassed those in Iraq for the second month in a row, according to figures tallied by CNN.
In June, 15 more troops died in Afghanistan than in Iraq. The Pentagon explained in a report issued last week that after the Taliban’s downfall from power in 2001, Taliban militants quietly regrouped into a “resilient insurgency,” causing security in many areas in Afghanistan to become “fragile.”
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by Guns & Weapons / Jul 1, 2008