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SmokeCloudWASHINGTON – A combined Afghan-coalition security force today targeted and killed a Taliban leader during an operation in Afghanistan's Helmand province, military officials reported.

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AfghanFlagWASHINGTON – Officials are investigating a shooting incident today in western Afghanistan’s Badghis province that left an Afghan National Police member, two International Security Assistance Force servicemembers and a civilian dead.

Last modified on Monday, 29 November 1999 16:00

AfghanMapFlagWASHINGTON– A combined team of Afghan and International Security Assistance Force officials left Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul today to perform an initial assessment of a shooting incident in western Afghanistan yesterday.

Last modified on Monday, 29 November 1999 16:00

AfghanFlagKABUL, Afghanistan– Intelligence reports indicate some pockets of low insurgent morale, with some insurgent fighters reluctant to keep fighting and some refusing to assume district commands when commanders are captured or killed, International Security Assistance Force officials in Afghanistan said today.

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AfghanNatlArmygroundWASHINGTON – As U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan close a difficult summer of fighting, the top commander there remains optimistic about the country’s future and committed to the military mission.

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AfghanFlagWASHINGTON – The training of Afghan security forces is a vital aspect in the American-led war strategy there, the U.S. commander charged with overseeing Afghan training said today during a video news conference from his headquarters in Afghanistan.

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Thursday, 05 August 2010 13:11

U.S. Battles Corruption in Afghanistan

Written by Ian Graham

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Afghan National Army 209th Corps soldiers attend a graduation Aug. 4, 2010. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Casey Martin
WASHINGTON — It can't be shot, it can't be destroyed with a mortar or rocket-propelled grenade, and most of the time it can't even be seen. But corruption within police and military units is one of the biggest threats facing the Afghan national security forces.
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