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NATO can’t agree on Afghan troop role

NATO leaders finished a two-day summit Wednesday without agreement on some members’ refusal to send troops into combat in Afghanistan’s most dangerous regions, where casualties are mounting in the fight against Taliban insurgents. Officials said France, Germany, Italy and Spain had agreed to remove restrictions on aiding other countries’ militaries in an emergency in Afghanistan. But the four nations will not be sending troops to regularly fight alongside the British, Canadian, Dutch and American forces on the front lines of battles with the resurgent Taliban in the south and east. Full Story

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