On the frontline with British troops in Afghanistan



As Afghanistan prepares for an election, award-winning photographer Sean Smith, stationed with British Army troops during Operation Panther’s Claw, finds many soldiers becoming frustrated at the inexperience and lack of discipline of the Afghan National Army

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38 thoughts on “On the frontline with British troops in Afghanistan

  1. Fayaz Ahmad says:

    The British forgot there anglo-afgha wars and were humiliating defeated specially in first angle-afghan war 1839 to 1842 when only one major doctor returned safe out of the whole army.
    The Afghanistan is a grave yard of imperial powers.

  2. marvin pastorete says:

    Keep safe soldiers thank you for your services and sacrifice🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭

  3. Internet Explorer says:

    Thank you to these brave soldiers for your services.

    Lots of respect from China

  4. Commodore says:

    Whenever you need a meat plate you can always use the Journalists.

  5. SumTingWong says:

    I would just want to hear a british troop in the frontline scream "TEA!!!!!!!!!"""

  6. 1:55 Those Chickens probably think the gunfire is just another sound of nature…

  7. Yorkshire_Tea_innit says:

    Looks like it wasnt going very well. lol. Why do we even bother? Half measure warfare, it sounds nice in the houses of parliament, but it just doesnt work.

  8. Samuel Li-A-Sam says:

    Love from the Netherlands you guys are lions and unstoppable 💪🏼❤️❤️🇬🇧🇳🇱

  9. Those Afghan troops can't even wear their helmets properly. Utterly hopeless.

  10. Colin O'Hare says:

    Can I get permission to use some of this footage please?

  11. Matt Twinkletoes says:

    remember when the Guardian used to report news? These days all they seem interested in is LGBT supremacists and promoting communists. I cant imagine the guardian going to a war zone in 2020.

  12. Constructive Solutions says:

    This ain’t my war. All about religion and oil (natural resources)

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