97%, 40%, 89%, Less Than 1%

— Respectively: the number of controversial U.S. military night-raids involving Afghan forces, the share led by Afghan troops, the percentage without a shot being fired, and those that result in civilian casualties. All this is from Pentagon press secretary George Little as Washington continues to press Kabul to maintain pressure on the Taliban by allowing such after-dark raids to continue.

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