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President Obama said the US will leave Afghanistan by 2017. Germany's top general and a senior minister resigned over the September airstrike in Kunduz. Afghan and Coalition troops killed eight Haqqani Network fighters in Paktika and detained several more in Logar.
US AfPak envoy Richard Holbrooke said the Taliban are welcome to join the political process if they renounce al Qaeda. NATO may supply up to 5,000 troops. A US Air Force MQ-1 Predator has gone missing in southern Afghanistan.
The US reportedly will send an additional 34,000 troops; the official announcement is expected next week. Afghan and Coalition forces killed a Taliban commander and five fighters in Daykundi province and detained "several" Taliban and Haqqani network fighters in Kandahar, Khost, and Bagram. The Taliban killed nine civilians in shootings and IED attacks in Khost, and killed one US soldier in an attack in southern Afghanistan.
The Taliban killed four US soldiers and three Afghan troops in separate clashes in southern and eastern Afghanistan, and kidnapped a government official and destroyed a girls' school in Logar. Afghan and Coalition forces detained eight Taliban fighters in Logar.