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Sun Apr 8, 2012, 04:46 PM

Afghanistan, U.S. reach deal on controversial night raids

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Source: Reuters

Afghanistan and the United States reached a deal on Sunday to curb night raids on Afghan homes, giving Kabul a veto over the operations despised by most local people and clearing the way for a wider pact securing a U.S. presence.

Night raids on suspected militants have helped fan rising anti-Western sentiment ahead of a withdrawal by most Western combat troops to be completed by 2014, but are backed by NATO commanders as a key anti-insurgent tactic.

Their conduct had been one of the biggest hurdles in negotiations on a broader strategic pact governing a future U.S. role in the country, including advisers and special forces soldiers to help safeguard stability for at least a decade.

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Under the agreement, Afghan authorities will have control over prisoners taken in night raids and decide whether to allow U.S. interrogators access to detainees.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/08/us-afghanistan-nightraids-idUSBRE83703920120408

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Response to freefall (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 05:05 PM

1. Isn't that sweet

a country has to sit down and negotiate what will happen in their country


I wonder who the bully is??

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Response to freefall (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 05:38 PM

2. duplicate lbn from 11 hours ago

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Response to freefall (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 06:38 PM

3. Locking. LBN Dupe.


Please continue discussion here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/101492529

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