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Deal Signed With U.S. Over Night Raids

April 09 2012


The Afghan and U.S. governments have formalized a breakthrough deal that puts Afghans in charge of night raids on suspected insurgents, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Under Sunday's agreement, Afghan judges will regulate night raids, limit U.S. searches of Afghan homes and prevent American forces from directly interrogating detainees.

Afghan special operations forces will carry out the raids, and U.S. operators will only be permitted to enter homes if Afghan forces face an...

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