By Jeremy Herb
Ahead of a strategic partnership agreement signed by President Obama and Karzai last month, the United States agreed to hand off control of night raids and military detention facilities to the Afghans.
The airstrike restrictions stem from a bombing last Wednesday in Afghanistan's Logar province that killed 18 civilians, including women and children. Karzai denounced the strikes and complained that NATO did not consult with the Afghans before proceeding. Allen on Friday apologized for the killings during a visit he made to the region.