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Suicide Attack Tests Trust Of U.S. Troops, Afghans

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Suicide Attack Tests Trust Of U.S. Troops, Afghans

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Suicide Attack Tests Trust Of U.S. Troops, Afghans

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Outside Kandahar, the Taliban are fighting back against American troops. Last week, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed two U.S. soldiers. The attack raises questions about the trust between American troops and the Afghan villagers they're trying to protect. NPR's Tom Bowman reports.

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