January death rate signal of tough year in Afghan war

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The Afghan war has notched up another grisly record, with the number of international troops to die in the fight against the Taliban the highest for the month of January since the war began. With tens of thousands more international troops being deployed to Afghanistan this year, analysts and officials are warning the deaths of 44 foreign soldiers in January is a sign of things to come. The record death toll comes as the Kabul government and its international partners shift the war's emphasis from battleground to development, and start focusing on attempts to convince Taliban infantry to lay down… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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January death rate signal of tough year in Afghan war

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