Angry Karzai calls on Nato to pull out of countryside

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Hamid Karzai has called on Nato troops to pull out of rural areas and retreat to the main international bases in the wake of anger over a US soldier’s alleged killings of 16 civilians. President Barack Obama gave his fullest endorsement yet for the mission shift, but he said the overall plan to gradually withdraw forces and hand over security in Afghanistan will stand Photo: Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images tag –> 3:40PM GMT 15 Mar 2012 The Afghanistan president also demanded Thursday that international troops let Afghan forces take the lead for countrywide security in 2013, a year ahead of schedule. In another major blow to the Nato campaign in Afghanistan, the Taliban militant group said…

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