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By: Aunohita Mojumdar

March 24, 2011

Anti-American sentiment is at record high levels in Afghanistan, a factor that promises to complicate what is already shaping up as a tricky transfer of security responsibilities from Western forces to indigenous military and law-enforcement entities. (more…)

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Reuters, 3/15/2011
(Reuters) – The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan delivered an optimistic assessment of the unpopular war on Tuesday, telling lawmakers his troops will continue to make headway against Taliban insurgents even with a drawdown of American troops set to begin in July. (more…)

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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Published: June 22, 2009

Filed at 12:51 p.m. ET

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings killed at least 21 people in Baghdad and surrounding areas on Monday, including high school students on their way to final exams, as violence intensified before a planned withdrawal next week of U.S. troops from urban areas. (more…)

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