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Rather it appears that the Taliban have engaged in classic insurgent Agit, Prop operations with the goal of attritting NATO forces in an attempt to force member governments and their populations to lose their will to prosecute the conflict.
The basic strategy of the United States, a war of attrition where most of the attritting would be done by the Soviets.
Iran has abandoned its policy of attritting US forces and now works to stabilize the fractious Shi'a parties and restrain sectarian fighting - essential preconditions of a stable Iraq and a US departure.