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Afghanistan: March 2012

In early April, in an attempt to accelerate the transition of military responsibility to the Afghan government, the US agreed to hand control of special operations missions to Afghan forces, including night raids, relegating American troops to a supporting role. This deal cleared the way for the two countries to move ahead with an agreement that would establish the shape of American support to Afghanistan after the 2014 troop withdrawal deadline.
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10 things you need to know today: April 8, 2012

News : The Week: News & Opinion (3 years ago)

1. U.S. AND AFGHANISTAN REACH DEAL ON NIGHT RAIDSAfghanistan and the United States signed an agreement on Sunday which would hand responsibility for carrying out night raids in Afghanistan over to Afghan forces. The agreement, which... Read Post

U.S. gives Afghans control in deal on night raids

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

Afghanistan and the United States signed a deal on special forces operations in the insurgency-wracked country on Sunday, putting Afghans in charge of controversial night raids. Read Post

U.S.-Afghanistan close on 'night raids' deal

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

Afghanistan and the United States may soon reach a deal over night raids by U.S. and Afghan Special Forces on local dwellings that would increase Afghan control over and participation in the controversial operations. Night raids are... Read Post


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