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Kabul Attacks Blamed on NATO Intelligence

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has branded the Taliban’s 18-hour siege of Kabul and places across eastern Afghanistan on Sunday an intelligence failure and called for an investigation into NATO security operations. Thirty-six insurgents were killed with four civilians dead and several dozen injured. Karzai praised Afghan troops who responded for their speed and bravery. —ARK The Guardian: The criticism underlined divisions between Karzai and his backers.
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