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Karzai Threatens Troop Buildup on Pakistan Border

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Karzai Threatens Troop Buildup on Pakistan Border

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Karzai Threatens Troop Buildup on Pakistan Border

Karzai Threatens Troop Buildup on Pakistan Border

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that he may send soldiers into Pakistan to fight militant groups operating on the border separating the countries. His comments are likely to heighten tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Host Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Ivan Watson, who is traveling with British forces in southern Afghanistan.