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U.S. Is Reining In Special Forces in Afghanistan

The New York Times, 15 March 2010
Publié le : 16 mars 2010
 Richard Oppel and Rod Nordland 

"KABUL, Afghanistan Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the top American commander in Afghanistan, has brought most American Special Operations forces under his direct control for the first time, out of concern over continued civilian casualties and disorganization among units in the field.

"What happens is, sometimes at cross-purposes, you got one hand doing one thing and one hand doing the other, both trying to do the right thing but working without a good outcome, General McChrystal said in an interview.

"Critics, including Afghan officials, human rights workers and some field commanders of conventional American forces, say that Special Operations forces have been responsible for a large number of the civilian casualties in Afghanistan and operate by their own rules."

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