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Little Taliban resistance early in operation

By Fisnik Abrashi and Jason Straziuso - The Associated Press
Posted : Friday Jul 3, 2009 11:37:34 EDT

NAWA, Afghanistan — Marines moved into villages in Taliban strongholds in southern Afghanistan on Friday, meeting little resistance as they tried to win over local chiefs on the second day of the biggest American military operation here since the fall of the Taliban government in 2001.

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