A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb near Kandahar airfield base that left one U.S. soldier dead and three others injured. The Taliban has claimed responsibility, calling the bomber a brave fighter.
Bombing at NATO base in Kandahar shortly after Panetta departure
The timing is important to emphasize because it happened shortly after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Erin Burnett left the base. The message from the U.S. is clear: terrorists will not win here.
But what is the reality on the ground?
OutFront tonight: Matthew Rosenberg, New York Times Foreign Correspondent and Daoud Sultanzoy of TOLO News.
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3 of my family members are in Afghanistan. I can't wait for them to comeback.. We don't want to be there either.
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