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Karzai's demand takes US military by surprise

Picture taken on December 2, 2011, shows a US soldier walking during a patrol in the city of Maydan Shar, in Wardak province. Afghan President Hamid Karzai's demand that US special forces leave a flashpoint province came as a surprise to American commandeAfghan President Hamid Karzai's demand that US special forces leave a flashpoint province came as a surprise to American commanders, who had no advance warning of the order, officials said Monday.