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Panetta Takes Note Of Increase In Attacks, Blasts Pakistan's 'Safe Haven'

June 07 2012


During a visit to Kabul, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made mention of the increase in attacks on NATO-led forces in Afghanistan and expressed impatience with the Pakistani government's level of cooperation, reports Bloomberg News.

"We've seen a recent attack that was much more organized than what we have seen before, using a vehicle IED (improvised explosive device) combined with suicide bombers," said Panetta on Thursday.

The Pentagon did expect that attacks would increase...

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