Afghanistan Frees 65 Inmates U.S. Calls “Dangerous”

Tom Vanden Brook and Jim Michaels of USA TODAY report on Afghan authorities’ release of 65 detainees in defiance of protests from U.S. command. According to the article, “The U.S. command says more than two dozen of the men who were freed have been linked to the deaths of 32 U.S. and allied troops, have ties to the most violent terror groups in Afghanistan and were caught with weapons and materials for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs).” In a statement, the U.S. command in Kabul said, “The release of these dangerous individuals poses a threat to U.S. coalition and Afghan national security forces as well as the Afghan population.”

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