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Operation Moshtarak, 2010

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Topical headingOperation Moshtarak, 2010
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Variant(s)Moshtarak, Operation, 2010
See alsoAfghan War, 2001-2021--Campaigns
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Found inWork cat.: U.S. Cong. Senate. Comm. on Armed Services. Briefing on Operation Moshtarak in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, hearing ... 2011: t.p. (Operation Moshtarak) p. 1 (Operation Moshtarak in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, which is named for the Dari word that means "together". This operation is being conducted by combined International Security Force (ISAF) and Afghan forces totalling around 15,000)
Wikipedia, Mar. 4, 2011 (Operation Moshtarak was an ISAF pacification offensive in the area that is described as the "poppy-growing belt" of Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. The combat operations started on February 13, 2010, and focuses on the Nad Ali District and Lashkar Gah district. It involves Afghan and troops of several ISAF-members in addition to the USMC and U.S. Army units ... The main target of the offensive was widely considered to be Marja (also Marjah or Marjeh), which had been controlled for years by Taliban militants ... The operation ended a two-year rule by the Taliban in Marja)