Skip to comments.Four US Troops Killed in Afghan Inside Attack; 8 Coalition Troops Killed in 3 Days
Posted on 09/17/2012 2:10:44 AM PDT by TigerClaws
Four American service members were killed by an Afghan policeman early today, the third attack on coalition forces in three days, bringing the death toll in the recent violence to eight. The attacks -- two "green on blue" incidents and an assault on a coalition base by 15 Taliban fighters -- come as tensions flared across the Muslim world over an anti-Islam film that was produced in the United States. In the latest attack, an Afghan police officer turned his gun on NATO troops at a remote checkpoint in southern Afghanistan before dawn. Four U.S. soldiers were killed before the shooter escaped, bringing the total of coalition troops killed to six in just two days. International Security Assistance Force officials say the attacker is still at large, and noted it's unclear if there were multiple assailants. It is still unclear exactly what transpired at the checkpoint, according to Afghan officials, who say American forces responded to an attack on the checkpoint to help the Afghan police. "The checkpoint was attacked last night. Then the police started fighting with the Americans," Ghulam Gilani, deputy police chief of Zabul province, said. "Whether they attacked the Americans willingly, we don't know."
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” and an assault on a coalition base by 15 Taliban fighters”
“Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy. That’s critical,” Biden said. “There is not a single statement that the president has ever made in any of our policy assertions that the Taliban is our enemy, because it threatens U.S. interests.
Put an unarmed General John Allen along with the dipwads Petraeus and Panetta in place to train these murderous troops and I bet we will see some ROI changes.
Sheet of glass.
I want to see Gen. Dempsey there right along with them! He is a disaster as Chairman!
Family quarters. Start building family quarters in Afghanistan. Then, call it PENTAGON FORWARD and move half the Pentagon over there. This war would be over in a month.
Everyone should read the entire article.
The Taliban claims the attack that killed 4 Marines, wounded 9 others and destroyed numerous aircraft, was in retaliation for that damned movie!!!
It’s global jihad, none of them ever saw that bogus movie anyway. AFAIC Muslims made that movie anyway.