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Dutch government falls over Afghanistan issue

The Dutch coalition government “collapsed” on Saturday due to differences over how the Netherlands should respond to a NATO request to extend the Dutch mission in Afghanistan past its scheduled end in August (“Dutch cabinet ‘collapses’ in dispute over Afghanistan,” BBC News, 20 February 2010). The nearly 2000-strong Dutch force deployed in Uruzgan province has […]