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U.S. Prepares Fallujah-Style Offensive in Afghanistan PDF Print E-mail
Peace News
Sunday, 06 December 2009 04:57

U.S. Prepares Fallujah-Style Offensive in Afghanistan

PEJ News-Tom Eley-
About 1,000 Marines attacked an area in southern Afghanistan controlled by insurgents on Friday, in the US-led occupation

The commander of the operation in Now Zad, Brig. Gen. Larry Nicholson, said the model for the coming attack on Marja will be the US destruction of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, in 2004, in which thousands of civilians were killed. It is not clear when such an attack might take place.

On Friday morning, hundreds of soldiers were flown from the north into the Now Zad valley in Helmand province, while a second force moved on foot from the south in an offensive dubbed

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 December 2009 04:57
 

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