U.S. military restricts public reporting of Taliban control over Afghan districts, population

By Justin Doubleday / January 30, 2018 at 12:05 AM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect a statement received from a spokesman for the Resolute Support campaign subsequent to publication.) The Defense Department continues to limit publicly available information related to the war in Afghanistan, as U.S. forces are now restricting the release of data detailing the Taliban's control over territory and local populations, according to a new report. In its latest quarterly report , John Sopko, the Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction, writes that...

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