Karzai curbs his forces’ use of NATO airstrikes

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 4:23 a.m.

Afghan military officers listen to President Hamid Karzai’s address Saturday in Kabul.

Angry over civilian deaths, President Hamid Karzai announced plans Saturday to ban Afghan security forces from requesting international airstrikes on residential areas.

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