Afghanistan military forces fighting in mountainous border still face aggressive fight

  • by: KRISTIN M. HALL , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2013 - 9:40 AM

NARI DISTRICT, Afghanistan — This former American military base in northeastern Afghanistan was a critical launching pad during the troop surge to fight Taliban militants, but the pace of fighting in this key border area remains high even after the Afghan military has taken over.

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