As U.S. personnel facilitated the handover of Camp Leatherneck on April 29 in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, 300 U.S. marines arrived at Camp Shorab to assist Afghan forces against the Taliban's spring offensive.
Despite the U.S. confirmation of support to the region, major geopolitical factors will determine the success of any Western strategy in Afghanistan....
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