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Votel: More US advisers will help break Afghan war stalemate<
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By LOLITA C. BALDOR<
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says American troops in Afghanistan have begun working with smaller Afghan units to prepare them for a more aggressive offensive against the Taliban next year in a push to break the stalemate in the 16-year-old war.
Army Gen. Joseph Votel says there is still much more work to be done ...