Skip to comments.Blaming our troops
Posted on 09/19/2012 11:14:05 AM PDT by bayouranger
'Friendly' fire attacks have killed dozens of our heroes. The Pentagon's response? Ordering sensitivity training about Islam.
Afghan security forces, our supposed allies, are slaughtering American troops. Thirty-three soldiers have been killed by green on blue attacks this year alone. The situation is so bad that the training of Afghan forces has been temporarily suspended.
How has the Pentagon responded?
By blaming our troops.
Top officials believe culturally offensive behavior is the motivation behind the killings, so its stepped up Islamic sensitivity training for our troops.
If you dont want to be shot in the back by your Afghan training partners, the Pentagon advises, dont offend their religious sensibilities. Dont kick your feet up on a table, for instance, and never ask to see a picture of their wives and kids. Theres a percentage [of attacks] which are cultural affronts, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said in a recent interview.
Dempsey echoes the concerns of Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, the Afghan National Armys chief of staff, who earlier this month argued both sides need to do more to teach foreign troops Islamic traditions and values to reduce the chance of violent reactions to cultural slights.
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It is our duty to teach this to them. Our indifference about these issues causes the incident, he said.
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we’re long overdue to get out of all these Allah FUBAR Crapistans.
leave them to their 7th century.
Also realize that Dempsey has never been married, and he was very loud in his support for the repeal of DADT. Hows that for offending Afghan sensibilities?
Fire Generals Allen, Dempsey and ‘Betrayus’ today and bring em home!
We should have entered Afghanistan with William Tecumseh Sherman rules in October 2001, and put them away wet by January 2002.
"* Never show the bottom of boots while sitting or lying across from a Muslim, which in Islam is considered an insult."