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Two U.S. Troops Killed By Afghan Police Officer; Latest 'Green On Blue' Attack

More than 35 coalition troops — most of them Americans — have been killed this year by attackers wearing the uniforms of the Afghan military or police.
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11 Killed In Afghan Helicopter Crash; 7 Were U.S. Military Personnel

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Three of the victims were from the Afghan military. One was an Afghan civilian interpreter.
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Taliban Showing New Willingness On Prisoner Swap

At issue is the fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only known U.S. prisoner of war held captive in Afghanistan. The Taliban may be keen to trade him for some of its leaders held at Guantanamo Bay.
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Three NATO Soldiers Killed By Afghans

An Afghan working on an installation shared by Afghan and foreign forces shot and killed three NATO soldiers on Friday — raising to six the number of international troops killed by their Afghan partners in 24 hours, officials said.
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Three U.S. Troops Killed In Latest 'Green On Blue' Attack

At least one gunman dressed in an Afghan uniform opened fire on the Americans, who were reportedly invited to eat dinner with a local commander.
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U.S. Wages Sisyphean War Against Afghan Corruption

The U.S. has cited corruption as a major issue in Afghanistan for years. Yet as the U.S. military effort has begun to wind down, the Americans have made little progress in combating an endemic problem.

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