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Posted: January 1, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “When the enemies of Afghanistan have attacked the Afghan national security forces, they have been defeated.” Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, Afghanistan’s defense minister, on the readiness of Afghan forces as NATO troops begin handing over safeguarding duties Article, 2A

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Front Section, Pages 5 on 01/01/2013