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Coalition will no longer publish Taliban attack figures in Afghanistan

Photo by: Ahmad Jamshid ** FILE ** Afghans push a damaged car from the scene of a militant attack by a suicide car bomber and Taliban militants disguised in burqas in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Photo by: Ahmad Jamshid
** FILE ** Afghans push a damaged car from the scene of a militant attack by a suicide car bomber and Taliban militants disguised in burqas in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

From the Washington Times, By Associated Press, March 5, 2013 – WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led military command in Afghanistan said   Tuesday it will no longer  publish figures on Taliban attacks, a  week after acknowledging that its report of a 7 percent decline in attacks last year was actually no decline at all.

A spokesman for the  International  Security Assistance Force, or  ISAF, Jamie Graybeal, said  Tuesday that its  reporting on the number of  attacks will grow increasingly inaccurate as Afghan  forces move further  into the  battlefield lead.

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