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NATO Launches Major Offensive in Afghanistan

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NATO Launches Major Offensive in Afghanistan

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NATO Launches Major Offensive in Afghanistan

NATO Launches Major Offensive in Afghanistan

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A major NATO offensive in Afghanistan has led to fierce fighting. As many as 200 Taliban fighters — and four Canadian soldiers — have been killed, according to NATO. It's described as the most significant NATO offensive since it took over command of the southern region from U.S. forces at the end of July.

Carlotta Gall of The New York Times, talks to Steve Inskeep about the latest developments.