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Taliban captures NATO dog

In a video posted to a Twitter account heavily armed Taliban fighters cheer their newest prisoner of war—a Belgian Malinois, these dogs chosen for their agility and endurance train to parachute and rappel with their handlers. …

A Taliban spokesman told the Washington Post that “the dog was of high significance to the Americans” and carries the rank of colonel. A Coalition spokesman confirmed on Thursday that a military dog attached to a British special forces unit was lost during an operation in December.