NYT: U.S. Military Redacts Key Statistics in Report on Afghan Security Forces

HeadlineNov 01, 2017
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In more news on Afghanistan, The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. military has begun redacting important information about the U.S.-backed Afghan security forces. The figures redacted from the most recent inspector general’s quarterly report include the size of the Afghan army and police force, and how many soldiers and police have been wounded or killed. This information used to be made public. Since 2001, the U.S. has funneled tens of billions of dollars to the Afghan security forces.

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