Skip to comments.Afghan army countering Taliban infiltration: spokesman
Posted on 03/04/2010 6:07:50 PM PST by myknowledge
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's defense ministry has averted various efforts by Taliban guerrillas trying to infiltrate into army ranks, a ministry spokesman said on Thursday, but he conceded some failures.
A series of deadly attacks against NATO-led troops stationed in joint bases with Afghan forces has been carried out either by Taliban sympathizers or their infiltrators in Afghan army and police ranks in recent years.
Afghan authorities have said several high-profile attacks by the Taliban, including an abortive strike against President Hamid Karzai nearly two years ago, were facilitated with the help of some security force members.
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The ANA is a ripe target for infiltration by Taliban operatives itching to further destabilize Afghanistan and assassinate Hamid Karzai.
Is this really a surprise to anyone?
Why is Karzai worth saving? That’s the real question.
Karzai and his corrupt government is not worth saving.
Afghanistan's defense ministry has averted various efforts by Taliban guerrillas trying to infiltrate into army ranksThanks myknowledge.
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