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Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defence chief warns

AFP  |  Washington 

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis today warned lawmakers that the is surging in Afghanistan, and said America is "not winning" in the country.

The "had a good year last year, they are trying to have a good one this year," Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee. "Right now I believe the enemy is surging."

He earlier told lawmakers: "We are not winning in right now. We will correct this as soon as possible.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 21:32 IST