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Afghan President Hamid Karzai Orders U.S. Special Forces Out of Strategic Province in Afghanistan



Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai yesterday ordered U.S. special forces to leave Wardak province in the nation’s east within two weeks after investigators said Afghans working for the forces were torturing and murdering fellow citizens.

An investigation ordered by Karzai found Afghans working for the U.S. special forces in Wardak were “harassing, annoying, torturing, and even murdering innocent people,” according to an e-mailed statement from Karzai’s press office in Kabul yesterday(bloomberg)


NBC's Jim Miklaszewski: U.S. Military and Defense officials 'shocked'...'taken totally by surprise' by the order from Karzai

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