One wonders how long this madness will go on before Western leaders get a clue. “3 British Troops Are Killed by Afghan in Police Uniform,” by Matthew Rosenberg for the New York Times, July 2 (thanks to Bill):
KABUL, Afghanistan “” A man wearing an Afghan police uniform killed three British soldiers who had been meeting with village elders in southern Afghanistan in what appeared to be latest attack on Western forces by an Afghan ally, Western and Afghan officials said on Monday.
Once a rare occurrence, Afghan soldiers and police have attacked their American and allied counterparts with increasing frequency in recent years. The assaults have become so common they have earned their own shorthand phrase in Afghanistan, where they are widely known as “green-on-blue” attacks.
Coalition officials blame most of the violence on personal differences — not Taliban infiltration — and some fear it is undermining a pillar of the Western exit strategy: preparing Afghan forces to fight on their own by pairing them closely with coalition troops….
And so we see that the willful blindness continues.