Skip to comments.Afghan Insider Attack Kills 3 NATO Troops
Posted on 09/21/2013 3:06:25 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says three of its troops were killed Saturday when a man wearing an Afghan security forces uniform shot them.
Afghan officials confirmed the incident, saying the attack took place in the eastern province of Paktia.
So-called "insider attacks," when Afghan forces turn their guns on their foreign partners, have killed large numbers of foreign soldiers in Afghanistan.
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The only good Afghani is a dead Afghani.
There are no good muslims.
Its part of the propaganda. They call dead Americans “Nato troops”. Because to the jackasses we have for generals leading our military, they are first part of a command known as “NATO”, and only Americans as a distant second.
Blue-on-blue attacks - when they don't say the nationality of the victims, they're Americans.
Leave Afghanistan now and nuke it from a safe distance.
In whatever garb they wear, never turn your back on them.
3 Americans dead
3 Army Special Ops
Three more of America’s finest gone in a war we’ve already decided to lose; only still there because some DC hacks marked a calendar with an arbitrary withdrawl date in 2014.
When these announcements are made, the troops are described as "NATO troops" because the announcement comes from NATO command, not the Pentagon. It may seem like a subtle point, but that's exactly why everything is presented this way when these announcements come out of Afghanistan.
To reinforce this point, I don't think troops in Iraq were ever described as "NATO troops" whenever reports like this came out.
Aren’t they all officially “NATO troops” in Afghanistan now? If this was an area where there were mostly Americans, probably these were American troops.
Frankly, I think Barry is using NATO troops as a dodge to cover up the fact that the vast majority of those Americans killed in Afghanistan were killed during his (much shorter) watch because of the ROE and because of his Taliban-friendly attitude.