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"The ISAF surge over the past three years has put the Afghan government firmly in control of all of Afghanistan's major cities and provincial capitals and has driven the insurgency into the countryside," US acting Assistant Defense Secretary Peter Lavoy explained at a Pentagon press briefing, while introducing a report released on July 30 by the US Department of Defense (DOD)...
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