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WikiLeaks: US chiefs blamed British failures for high levels of violence in Sangin

The Daily Telegraph, 3 December 2010
Publié le : 3 décembre 2010
 James Kirkup and Ben Farmer 

"The extremely high levels of violence in Sangin, where 106 British soldiers have been killed, reflected a failure to concentrate forces and mount decisive attacks against the Taliban, US commanders are said to have believed.

"Britain handed over control of the town in northern Helmand in September.

"The American criticism of Britain's departure from Sangin, which was leaked to the WikiLeaks website, has raised painful memories of the withdrawal from Basra in Iraq, where US commanders made clear they believed the Army had failed."

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