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Petraeus Comments Offend Karzai Government: Report

Petraeus Comments

First Posted: 02/22/11 08:39 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Washington Post:

KABUL - To the shock of President Hamid Karzai's aides, Gen. David H. Petraeus suggested Sunday at the presidential palace that Afghans caught up in a coalition attack in northeastern Afghanistan might have burned their own children to exaggerate claims of civilian casualties, according to two participants at the meeting.

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