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  • An Afghan soldier (right) escorts a released prisoner, Mohammad Karim, following the handover of the U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    U.S., Afghans locked in dispute over detainees

    President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afghan sovereignty, though he and U.S. officials remain locked in a dispute over the fate of hundreds of Taliban and terror suspects behind bars.

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  • "It was OK, but sometimes the Americans had a bad attitude against us," he said, adding that he didn't like the prison food and often shivered in his cell. "I am happy to be released. I was not an insurgent. I was innocent. I was arrested in my house."

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