22 May '12, 11pm

US soldiers now need warrants before entering Afghan homes

U.S. Army Spc. Daniel Miller (left) and Spc. Daniel Scott, both assigned to the Zabul Provincial Reconstruction Team security force, provide security as members of the team make their way to a canal project site in Afghanistan, on June 14, 2011. Brian Ferguson, U.S. Air Force With Afghanistan beginning to assume a larger role for its own security, one development within the power shift includes U.S. Army soldiers needing special warrants prior to entering homes during combat missions, according to an Army Times story . As U.S. and NATO forces finalize their end game , the sharing of information and general collaboration with Afghanistan will only progress, even if it means a possible risk to soldiers on the ground, according to the story. The story quotes Maj. Joe Buccino, an Army spokesman in Paktika province, as saying the risk of leaks and well-known government corrupti...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/us-soldiers-now-n...

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