Afghanistan

NATO: Afghan Security Transfer to Local Forces Underway

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NATO civilian and military officials said that by the middle of 2013, Afghanistan's national security forces will be leading security operations throughout the country. They also have dismissed suggestions that so-called "green-on-blue" attacks could undermine the 2014 drawdown plan.

The NATO-led International Security Assistance force, or ISAF, began the gradual transfer of security responsibility to Afghan national forces nearly two years ago, and it plans to complete the process by the end of 2014, when all foreign combat troops will have withdrawn from Afghanistan.   

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