Now 350,000 strong, the Afghan forces "don't need our prompting anymore," Colt told Observer reporter Drew Brooks last week. "They're moving in the right direction."
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"They may be bad actors, they may be criminals, but, again, they are not part of the network, they are not in such a position to lead us further up in the food chain," Gen. Colt was told.
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