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'There will be no turning. We are undeterred.'


British troops in Afghanistan are to hold a private memorial service to remember the eight men who died last week in a single 24-hour period. Correspondent Martin Patience reports from Kabul on reaction to the deaths from those still fighting in the country.

The deaths have reignited the debate over whether Britain is pursuing the right strategy in Afghanistan. Counterinsurgency expert David Kilcullen and Michael Clarke, director of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), discuss whether the military and civilian goals can be achieved.

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