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    Seized Laptop Fuels a Surge in U.S. Raids in Afghanistan

    What the meaning of this phrase i don't understantad very well the part "Laptop Fuels a Surge"? Laptop Fuels are batteries?

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    Re: Seized Laptop Fuels a Surge in U.S. Raids in Afghanistan

    It's a newspaper headline — typically omitting a lot of words for the sake of brevity.

    It means something like 'A seized laptop revealed information which led to a surge in US raids in Afghanistan.'

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