Tuesday, February 17, 2009

More Troops Headed to Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai was informed of the new deployments in a telephone call from Obama yesterday.

Yesterday's U.N. report, along with a separate report on Afghanistan by the independent Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC), noted that rising civilian casualties are the source of deep resentment among the Afghan public.
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Voice of America - Newsweek - AFP


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