Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Security. Taxpayer Money. Fighting Season.

By Hannah Lythe 3-24-2011

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news and developments related to the war, the U.S. military's strategy, and the people impacted by our decisions. Read more about our campaign at]

  • Security deteriorating in Afghanistan: "Life for ordinary Afghans has become untenable, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, with security seriously deteriorating in the first two months of the year due to a surge in Taliban attacks and accidental NATO strikes on civilians."

portrait-hannah-lytheHannah Lythe is policy and outreach associate at Sojourners.

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