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Analysis: US base falls victim to Kyrgyz crisis

Peter Leonard Associated Press Writer 15.02.2009
A fock of sheep walk past a military base, which is located with the Manas civilian airport near Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009. Kyrgyzstan's government submitted a draft bill to parliament Wednesday to revoke the country's hosting of a U.S. base that is an important component of the Afghanistan military campaign. (AP Photo/Igor Kovalenko)

Kyrgyzstan may have felt it had no choice in expelling the U.S. from a base vital to the war in Afghanistan.

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