'It feels like Groundhog Day': US Marines return to Helmand province

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With the Taliban resurgent and the security situation deteriorating, elite US forces have been redeployed in southern Afghanistan

When thousands of US Marines flooded into Helmand eight years ago, they demonstrated Barack Obama’s resolve to quash the Taliban once and for all and leave a peaceful province for Afghans to take over.

Two years after the US flag was lowered, however, the Marines are back, in a sign that things turned out rather differently.

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I feel like an enduring dedication to this place was always needed

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