IED Hit Rate Demands More Action Against the Human Network

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Michael Oates, the recently retired director of JIEDDO, has admitted that efforts to counter the IED threat are not working effectively in the provinces of Helmand and Kandahar, where US troops have stepped up the fight to clear a concentrated network of Taliban strongholds. JIEDDO on the evolution of the IED - Defense News According to official figures, insurgents planted 14,661 IEDs last year – a rise of over 60% on 2009 – with the total coalition death toll...
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