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Decision to Carry Out Air Strike Made Within 'U.S. Chain of Command'

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U.S. General John Campbell said on Tuesday the decision to carry out a deadly air strike that hit a hospital in the provincial capital of Kunduz was made within the U.S. chain of command. In wide-ranging testimony prepared for a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Campbell said Afghanistan's forces "have admittedly faltered at times," but they show no signs of fracturing and he is confident they will regain control of Kunduz. Campbell said he has directed forces under his command to undergo in-depth training to prevent further incidents like Kunduz.

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