Officials to AP: Afghan president to overhaul security by firing military, civilian leaders

December 1, 2014 5:15 AM

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Officials to AP: Afghan president to overhaul security by firing military, civilian leaders

In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 photo, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country’s most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press. Afghanistan faces a looming challenge as U.S. forces will be reduced to 9,800 by the end of this year, before a planned complete withdrawal at the end of 2016.(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 file photo, Afghan fire fighters arrive at the site of a battle between Afghanistan's security forces and Taliban fighters, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country’...

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