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U.S. forces apologize for 'highly offensive' Afghan propaganda leaflet

Sep 06 2017

KABUL A senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan apologized on Wednesday for a "highly offensive" leaflet which contained a passage from the Koran used in the Taliban militants' banner superimposed on to the image of a dog.

Intelligence gaps may have helped Afghan Taliban breach NATO fortress

Nov 23 2016

BAGRAM, Afghanistan In the year before Qari Naib blew himself up on Nov. 12 inside a NATO base near Kabul killing four Americans, Afghan intelligence warned the U.S. military at least twice that a worker could be planning an attack, government and security officials said.

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