US looks for progress in Afghanistan

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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