Afghan Casualties And Afghan Trainees Going AWOL In The U.S. Continue To Increase

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FOX News: Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says

As the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to finally end the war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising.

According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) the number of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) casualties received between December 1 last year and February of this year, “were approximately 31 percent higher than the same period one year prior.”

The Pentagon watchdog group also pointed out that “enemy-initiated attacks rose considerably: the monthly average attacks from November 2018 through January 2019 increased by 19 percent compared to the monthly average over the previous reporting period” which was August through to the end of October.

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WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction. Casualty and AWOL numbers are going to be even larger this year.

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