This should surprise no one, although it cannot be explained by the conventional and dominant analysis. In that view, the hearts and minds of Afghan soldiers would be won, and they would not turn on their allies. No one in Washington is examining the jihad doctrine that would actually make this incident immediately understandable. “Afghanistan: Two Italian soldiers shot,” from ANSA, December 29 (thanks to Insubria):
Rome, December 29 – Two Italian soldiers were slightly injured in Afghanistan Tuesday when an Afghan soldier taking part in an allied operation opened fire, killing one American soldier, the defense ministry reported here.
The incident was said to have taken place in Bala Morghab, in the western province of Herat, while members of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), together with Afghan army regulars, were unloading a supply helicopter.
The injured Italians were treated for their wounds by medics on hand and returned to duty, the defense ministry said. The Afghan soldier who shot the Italians and killed the American, and was himself injured when ISAF force returned fire, was arrested, according to reports from Afghanistan….