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2 Americans Dead in Shooting at Afghan Base

Shooter was wearing Afghan army uniform

(Newser) - A man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed a US servicemember and an American civilian in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, NATO and an Afghan official say. A NATO statement says another US service member and two US civilians were wounded in the attack and were in a stable condition,... More »

Afghans to Fleeing US Forces: Where's the Rent?

Property disputes simmer over abandoned bases

(Newser) - Afghans are crying foul over US forces that have fled their bases without paying rent or settling land disputes that could undermine the Afghan government, the Guardian reports. In one village in eastern Kunar province, people awoke one morning to find buildings of a US base blown up, with air... More »

US Halts Joint Afghan Patrols After Insider Ambushes

12 international workers, 2 others also killed in violence over film

(Newser) - It's becoming so dangerous for US troops to patrol with the nation's Afghan allies that American officials are halting joint military patrols to protect US soldiers from "insider" ambushes. Afghan troops have attacked NATO forces 36 times this year, killing 51, most of them American, reports CBS... More »

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