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AAN in the Media

Life of Afghans, under fire and fury

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The Hindu, 10 September 2017

Also with a look at the US air war under Trump’s new strategy, the Indian daily quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig:

However, with the increasing number of civilian casualties, the approach to the Afghan war is being reviewed with a critical eye and deep concerns. “The rules of engagement have been loosened again [by the US government],” explained Thomas Ruttig, senior analyst at Afghanistan Analysts Network. (…) “Air support (is) understood to be an important factor keeping the Afghan government forces from losing to the Taliban,” Mr. Ruttig said.