Two more Americans were killed by an Afghan in training, bringing the total number of Americans dying to free a people from a savage ideology to 2000. Earlier this morning, reports indicated that two American soldiers died. At this moment, it appears that one soldier and one “civilian colleague” died. A young Muslim soldier in training with US and other NATO troops says Muslims are also targeting other Muslims. He says it is not only “foreigners” infiltrating and doing the killing. Are the “foreigners” Buddhists? Muslims from outside Afghanistan are Muslim too. This young man, who undoubtedly is trying to work with Americans to learn to protect his country must get familiar with his government’s demands on what he thinks is his religion.
“I’m mad as hell about them, to be honest with you,” Gen. John Allen, the top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an interview scheduled to be broadcast on Sunday. “It reverberates everywhere across the United States. You know, we’re willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we’re not willing to be murdered for it.”
So far this year, at least 52 foreign troops — about half of them Americans — have been killed in insider attacks. The Afghan government has not provided statistics on the number of its forces killed in insider attacks. However, U.S. military statistics obtained by The Associated Press show at least 53 members of the Afghan security forces had been killed as of the end of August. Source: Fox News
Note to Gen. Allen, it doesn’t matter what you are willing to do or not do, if this administration, and/or past administration’s do not allow you to do your job. While we are attempting to free the people from the Taliban, we need a a clear message: if you kill us, we will kill you in huge numbers, then we’ll leave and you will never get another dime from the United States of America, and further, there will be no visas into the US for your people. Please on this message as well: US troops should never be under the command of NATO.
Here is what the Afghan Defense Ministry says about the “firefight” that left two Americans and three Afghans dead – note a different account from NATO follows:
The fighting started Saturday when what is believed to have been a mortar fired by insurgents struck a checkpoint set up by U.S. forces in Wardak province, said Shahidullah Shahid, a provincial government spokesman. He said the Americans thought they were under attack from a nearby Afghan army checkpoint and fired on it, prompting the Afghan soldiers to return fire.
The Afghan Defense Ministry said the gunbattle was the result of a “misunderstanding” between international forces and Afghan soldiers manning a checkpoint in the Sayd Abad district.
“After a short conversation took place between (Afghan army) and ISAF personnel firing occurred which resulted in the fatal wounding of an ISAF soldier and the death of his civilian colleague,” the coalition said in a statement. It said the three Afghan soldiers died “in an ensuing exchange of fire.”
Other news of Islamic savagery – in just this one Sunday morning:
Islamist Insurgents in Thailand fired grenades at a fair, injuring 30. Five died in southern Thailand in a separate event – blamed on Muslim insurgents. Both events are blamed on local officials attempting to “win the trust of local Muslims.
There are no lovely days in the neighborhood, if the neighborhood happens to be Muslim.