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Taliban profiting from supplies to U.S. troops, militants paid off to let convoys pass
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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — As the U.S. trumpeted its success in persuading Pakistan to end its seven-month blockade of supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, another group privately cheered its good fortune: the Taliban.



One of the Afghan war’s great ironies is that both NATO and the Taliban rely on the convoys to fuel their operations — a recipe for seemingly endless conflict.



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Added: Aug-1-2012 Occurred On: Aug-1-2012
By: BekasKhan
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Afghanistan
Tags: Afghanistan, Occupation, US, NATO, Russia, Taliban, Pakistan, terrorist, Punjabi, ISI, Iran
Location: Afghanistan (load item map)
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