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Attacks Belie U.S. Claims on Afghan Security

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Attacks Belie U.S. Claims on Afghan Security

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Attacks Belie U.S. Claims on Afghan Security

Attacks Belie U.S. Claims on Afghan Security

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Last Thursday, suspected Islamic militants attacked and killed five aid workers in Afghanistan. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld says a new Pakistani army offensive near the Afghan border is helping to clamp down on remnant Taliban and al Qaeda forces. But aid groups say the security situation is worsening. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.