US looks for progress in Afghanistan

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  1. US looks for progress in Afghanistan

    By the end of this summer more than 90,000 US and Nato troops will be deployed in Afghanistan

    By Adam Brookes
    BBC News, Washington

    The news from eastern Afghanistan is, on examination, mixed.
    In Gardez and Jalalabad, at least six Afghan security personnel were killed in a series of coordinated attacks by suicide bombers and gunmen on Tuesday.
    The bombers strapped explosives to their chests and then tried to run into government offices. One blew himself up, killing three members of the Afghan security forces. Two others were shot by police
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