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The New York Times reports:

Pakistan closed the most important border crossing for trucks supplying NATO-led coalition troops in Afghanistan on Thursday in apparent retaliation for an attack by coalition helicopters on a Pakistani security post hours earlier. Trucks and oil tankers were stopped at the border post of Torkham just north of Peshawar and it was unclear when the post, one of two land crossings, would reopen, a Pakistani security official said.

Meanwhile, the real possibility of horrifying war crimes by the Pakistani military could mean the end of any legal cooperation between the two militaries. This war is falling apart, even as we send young Americans into the labyrinth of Kandahar to fight an enemy they cannot see, adequately identify, in defense of a government whose leader appears to be having a nervous breakdown.

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