It's quiet out there... Yeah. Too quiet.

Expected upsurge in Taliban violence fails to materialize

“On the whole it was very successful … It went far better than we expected,” said Ken Lewis, Canada’s senior diplomatic representative in war-ravaged Kandahar

Hard-core Taliban using more insidious tactics in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Hard-core elements of the Taliban that moved into Kandahar have imported more insidious tactics to sow confusion among NATO and Afghan forces, according to former insurgent fighters and Canadian army documents.

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