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By Amir Shah and Deb Riechmann / AP KABUL: The American campaign in Afghanistan has suffered a double blow: The Taliban broke off talks with the US, and President Hamid Karzai said NATO should pull out of rural areas and speed up the transfer of security responsibilities to Afghan forces nationwide in the wake of the …