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U.S., Afghan Forces Fend Off Rebel Attack

Rebel fighters attack U.S. and Afghan troops in the mountainous southeastern region of Afghanistan. It's the worst fighting there in months. U.S. military officials say at least 18 rebel fighters have died. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall.

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Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.

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