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NATO scales back Afghan patrols

Joint patrols between NATO soldiers and Afghan forces are to be cut back. The move follows a string of deadly attacks where Afghanis have turned their weapons on their allies. The government insists there is no change in Government policy.

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Joint patrols between NATO and Afghan forces suspended

NATO announced today that joint patrols between NATO and Afghan forces on the ground would be suspended. The move has been described as a "tactical measure" in response to the increased tension and attacks sparked by an anti-Islam film across the country.

The Defence Secretary denied the move signaled any change in policy. Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports.

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