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Afghan Assaults Signal Evolution Of Haqqani Network

Posted: 04/17/2012 10:32 am Updated: 04/17/2012 10:32 am

nytimes.com:

WASHINGTON — Western military and intelligence officials acknowledged on Monday that they were surprised by the scale and sophistication of the synchronized attacks in Afghanistan on Sunday, seeing it as a troubling step in the evolution of the Haqqani Taliban network from a crime mob to a leading militant force.

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