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Afghans fear U.S. drawdown will allow Taliban to regroup

Afghans don't have much confidence in the country's inexperienced security forces.

By Alex Rodriguez,
Los Angeles Times
June 24, 2011

Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan—
President Obama's planned drawdown of 33,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan has generated ripples of anxiety for Afghans who worry that the Taliban will overwhelm the country's inexperienced, ill-equipped security forces.

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