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US seeks Afghan prison overhaul

A US military review is to recommend an overhaul of the entire Afghan prison and judicial systems, Pentagon officials have confirmed.

It comes after allegations of prisoner abuses at the US-run Bagram prison and fears it has become a recruitment centre for the Taliban.

Jon Donnison reports.


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