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White House Backs Blacklisting Militant Organization

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HAQQANIS BLACKLISTED
In this Aug. 22, 1998, file photo, Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant group the Haqqani network, speaks during an interview in Miram Shah, Pakistan. The Obama administration has decided to blacklist the Haqqani network as a terrorist organization. (AP Photo/Mohammed Riaz, File) | File/AP

The Obama administration has decided to blacklist as a terrorist organization the Haqqani network, the militant organization responsible for some of the deadliest attacks against American troops in Afghanistan, several American officials said late Thursday.

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