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U.S. warns of possible attacks at Afghan celebration

Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan: Afghan leaders celebrated Independence Day on Monday with a small ceremony inside a fortified military compound, in marked contrast to the parade and public festivities a year ago and another sign that Taliban militants are bearing down on the government.

The top U.S. general in Afghanistan issued a rare public warning Monday that militants planned to attack civilian, military and government targets. Only hours earlier a suicide bomber killed 10 Afghans outside a U.S. base.

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# Jean 2008-08-19 19:03
Michael, you are a wonder. Thank you for keeping us truly informed. We trust your words unlike the AP, SEEBS, ABCrumb and the rest, except FOX.
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