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    US moves ahead with Afghanistan strategy - 12 May 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    With fighting in Afghanistan on the rise and US combat casualties at record levels, the Pentagon has decided to force out the US commander of troops in Afghanistan.

    The move comes as Barack Obama, the US president, pushes ahead on a new strategy for fighting the Taliban there.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.