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NATO Set to Take Over Troubled Afghan Region

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NATO Set to Take Over Troubled Afghan Region

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NATO Set to Take Over Troubled Afghan Region

NATO Set to Take Over Troubled Afghan Region

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This summer, the NATO alliance is expected to take over control of the most turbulent part of Afghanistan, the south. Analysts say the Taliban insurgency has dramatically intensified there, in an attempt to shake NATO member countries' political will.

Canadian troops around Kandahar have suffered the worst casualties they have experienced since the Korean War. And the Dutch are expected to take over an even more difficult province.