15,000 Allied Forces Press the Battle in the Taliban Stronghold of Marjah, Afghanistan - Video Report 2/15/10
Nearly 15,000 U.S., British, and Afghan forces continue to press the battle in the Taliban stronghold of Marjah in Southern Afghanistan's "Helmand Province." This province is described as the "nerve center" of the insurgency and the narcotics industry.
Between 400-1000 Taliban fighters are believed to be hold up in Marjah. Commanders say "it could take weeks" for Allied Forces to fully control the area.