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Afghanistan: We'll Try Harder to Spy on Own Troops

Responds to spike in 'green on blue' attacks

(Newser) - Afghanistan is promising to step up its scrutiny of its own security forces following a surge in "green on blue" attacks. Insider attacks have killed nine US service members in the last 12 days and Afghan officials say nearly 200 new intelligence officers have been assigned to go undercover... More »

Afghan Army to Soldiers: Cut Ties to Pakistan, or Quit

Afghan National Security Force desperate to root out infiltrators

(Newser) - Afghan military officials have begun ordering soldiers to move any family they have in Pakistan out of the country, or else leave the military, in a desperate attempt to rid their ranks of Taliban infiltrators. While those orders haven't yet been translated into an official nationwide policy, they represent... More »

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