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U.S. Bombings in Afghanistan Approached Record Levels in 2018

HeadlineFeb 14, 2019

This comes as new data from the Pentagon show 2018 saw the U.S. drop more bombs on Afghanistan than in any other year in at least a decade. U.S. Central Command says its fighters, bombers and drones released nearly 7,400 weapons last year, as President Trump gave U.S. generals wide latitude to carry out airstrikes without White House review.

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