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Liverpool Daily Post

10 May, 2011

A LEADING charity has warned that Afghan security forces are not ready to take over security responsibilities from Nato troops, claiming the professionalism and accountability of the nation’s police and Army raise “serious concerns”. (more…)

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TOLOnews.com

7 May, 2011

At least one civilian was killed in a joint Afghan and foreign forces military operation in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday night, local officials said on Saturday.

The operation was launched in Ghowchak area of Sorkhroad district of Nangarhar province in which one person was killed and two others were captured by Afghan and foreign forces, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for governor of Nangarhar told TOLOnews. (more…)

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ISAF Joint Command – Afghanistan
2010-11-S-337
3971, 3972

KABUL, Afghanistan (Nov. 26) – Three Afghan civilians were killed and one seriously wounded in two separate improvised explosive device blasts in Kandahar province today.

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BY Colin Freeze

Kandahar From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Last updated on Monday,

Aug. 03, 2009 03:39AM EDT

Abdullah Shah weeps as he tells the story of Oct. 24, 2006. “Allah saved me,” he says. “But I wish I was killed that night too, with my family.” (more…)

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By Aziz Ahmad Shafe, Mohammad Ilyas Dayee and Aziz Ahmad Tassal in Khanshin, Helmand province (ARR No. 326, 14-July-09)

It is all too rare a phenomenon lately: local residents cheerful at the sight of foreign troops. But Operation Khanjar (Dagger Thrust), which the United States Marines launched in early July in southern Helmand, has so far delivered on its promise to put protection of civilians ahead of killing the enemy. (more…)

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Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, July 2, 2009

The nation’s top military officer said yesterday that no limits have been placed on the number or types of troops the new U.S. commander in Afghanistan can request as he seeks to carry out a counterinsurgency strategy there. (more…)

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