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AP: US-led coalition: Afghan insurgent attacks falling

September 30, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan — International forces in Afghanistan released new data Thursday showing violence trending downward in their favour, only a day after the UN reported considerably more clashes and other attacks per month than last year.

The quick scheduling of the news conference to unveil the statistics underscored NATO’s sensitivity about how the war is perceived back home as the US and other nations start to withdraw some forces with an eye toward pulling all combat troops out by the end of 2014.

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