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The New York Times, By Sharifullah Sahak and Alissa J. Rubin

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14 May, 2011
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KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in three days, a night raid in eastern Afghanistan by NATO forces resulted in the death of a child, setting off protests on Saturday that turned violent and ended in the death of a second boy. (more…)

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AFP

April 19, 2011

KABUL — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday urged a high-level visiting US delegation to scale back night raids and military operations causing civilian casualties.

The call came as he met John Boehner, US House Speaker, who is leading a six-member delegation from the House of Representatives which also visited Pakistan this week. (more…)

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Jean MacKenzie and Aziz Ahmad Tassal March 17, 2011 07:03

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110315/afghanistan-war-special-forces-nawa-district?page=full

NAWA, Afghanistan — It was two o’clock in the morning on Feb. 15. Mullah Abdul Khaliq, who taught at a local school here in Nawa district, was asleep with his family when the helicopters began circling overhead. (more…)

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U.S. forces might have been drawn into a blood feud when they killed cousin of Afghan president.

Jean MacKenzieMarch 11, 2011 12:22

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110311/afghanistan-war-civilian-casualties-hamid-karzai-cousin?page=full

KABUL, Afghanistan — The only thing everyone seems ready to agree on is that the death of Yar Mohammad Karzai, a cousin of the Afghan president, is terrible news for U.S. forces still reeling from their last “mistake” — an airstrike on a group of young boys in Kunar province that killed nine and left a tenth in serious condition. (more…)

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By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., Nov. 17, 2010 – Nighttime raids in Afghanistan are conducted only under strict guidelines and approval authorities, with stringent attention paid to preventing civilian casualties, the commander of the last combat brigade deployed to Afghanistan as part of the surge there told reporters here via teleconference from Afghanistan’s Paktika province yesterday.

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By Alissa Rubin

New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — Twelve trucks, most of them carrying fuel to a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan, were burned by an angry crowd early Sunday less than 30 miles from Kabul, according to local officials and NATO reports. The attack was thought to be in retribution for two raids by a joint Afghan-American force over the weekend, Afghan officials said. (more…)

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By Julius Cavendish

Christian Science Monitor

A top US Special Forces commander visited the village of Khataba in eastern Afghanistan today to apologize for a night raid that went terribly wrong. It was here on Feb. 11 that a Special Forces team gunned down an Afghan police chief, a prosecutor, and three unarmed women, infuriating locals and drawing a sharp rebuke from politicians in Kabul. (more…)

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