An Elegy for Helmand, Afghanistan

October 27, 2014 6:25 PM

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An Elegy for Helmand, Afghanistan

American and British forces pulled out of the populus province, effectively ending operations in one of most violent and important parts of the country.

On Sunday, American and British troops completed a secret withdrawal from Helmand Province, handing over one of the largest bases in Afghanistan to local troops. The maneuver effectively ended Britain's involvement in the 13-year-old war and was a major step in the drawdown of American combat troops...

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