Afghans, US say deal reached on night raids

FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan government says it has reached a deal with the U.S. to govern controversial night raids by American forces. The Afghan Foreign Ministry says the memorandum of understanding on special operations will be signed later Sunday, April 8, 2012, by Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak and the commander of U.S. forces, Gen. John Allen. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid, File)The Afghan government and the U.S. say they have reached a deal governing controversial night raids by American forces — resolving an issue that had long seemed intractable and which had threatened to derail a larger pact governing U.S. forces in the country for decades to come.

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