PBS NewsHour

Afghan forces battle Taliban with help from U.S. airstrikes

Clip: Season 2015 | 2m 6s

Fighting spiked this week in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where Taliban insurgents have taken a strategically important area under siege, part of a larger offensive that's testing U.S. strategy. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 12/24/15

Rating: NR

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