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Top US general meets tribes ahead of Afghan surge

There are 2 comments on the The Associated Press story from Apr 10, 2009, titled Top US general meets tribes ahead of Afghan surge . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

The top U.S. general in Afghanistan reached out to influential Afghan tribesmen in regions where U.S. troops will soon deploy, apologizing for past mistakes and saying he is now studying the Quran, the Muslim holy book.

Gen. David McKiernan met with villagers in Helmand and Kandahar _ two of Afghanistan's most violent provinces _ in an attempt to foster good will ahead of the U.S. troop surge that will send 21,000 more forces here this summer to stem an increasingly violent Taliban insurgency.

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Erw

Gdansk, Poland

#1 Apr 11, 2009
all these war criminals from all countries, from usa and other who massacred and massacre people in this Afghanistan must be tried on charge of war crimes and crime against humanity. To say,,I am sorry ,, for murdering of innocent people and ruining of their country is misunderstanding. And usa - this country of degenerate scum must pay compensations for Afghans.
Erw

Gdansk, Poland

#2 Apr 11, 2009
what is purpose of increasing these troops there? Were not too many Afghans murdered there by usa till now? Must this massacre take time longer?

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