PBS NewsHour

Afghan forces constantly fighting to root out Taliban

Clip: 09/25/2019 | 8m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

In Afghanistan, commando military units are kept busy chasing out the Taliban, then moving on to the next, inevitable advance elsewhere. But after special forces retake an area, ill-equipped regular forces that replace them struggle to hold on -- the same problem American forces faced there for years. Can Afghans find any peace? Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 09/25/19

Rating: NR

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