Friday, April 30, 2010

Afghanistan War News Updates -- April 30, 2010

U.S. and Afghan soldiers walk with Afghan civilians to a helicopter pick-up landing site in the village of Kopak in the Mohammud-Agha district, Logar province, Afghanistan, April 22, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Russell Gilchrest

Afghanistan Forces Face Four More Years Of Combat, Warns Nato Official -- The Guardian

Nato's top civilian official in Afghanistan warns of further deaths in 'very tough year' for British and other foreign troops.

British and other foreign troops deployed in Afghanistan face a "very tough" time ahead and can expect to be engaged in a combat role for three or four more years, Nato's most senior civilian official in the country said today.

Mark Sedwill, a former UK ambassador to Afghanistan, warned of further troop deaths in the region, saying: "We cannot allow judgment of success to be the absence of casualties."

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More News On Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban getting stronger, Pentagon says -- L.A. Times
U.S. Report on Afghan War Finds Few Gains in 6 Months -- New York Times
NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan: ISAF -- AFP
France says troops killed 4 Afghan civilians -- CNN
France says troops kill four young Afghan civilians -- Reuters
Afghan Death Sparks Protest -- Wall Street Journal
Afghanistan war: US night raid sparks protest over civilian deaths -- Christian Science Monitor
Troops kill guest in MP’s home -- Dispatch Online
US forces kill MP’s relative in botched night raid -- Times Online
Afghan MP: US troops murdered my relative in raid -- Independent

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