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April 16th, 2012
09:39 AM ET

CIA Field Commander Gary Berntsen says Afghan security forces are responsible for recent defeat of insurgent attacks

CIA Field Commander Gary Berntsen says insurgents "are not threatening US facilities in the sense that they're going to overwhelm any of these facilities". He says the afghan security forces are stepping up and meeting challenges and public discussion about whether or not to withdraw troops provides nurture to the Taliban.

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