There is absolutely no purpose for our troops to be in Afghanistan, unless the idea is to provide Afghan troops and police with targets.
“Apparent insider attack kills 2 NATO troops in Afghanistan,” from the Associated Press, October 30 (thanks to David):
KABUL, Afghanistan — The international military coalition in Afghanistan says a man wearing an Afghan police uniform killed two NATO service members in southern Afghanistan.
Tuesday’s assault appeared to be the latest in a string of insider attacks that have threatened to sever the partnership between international troops and the Afghan forces they are trying to train to take over responsibility for the country’s security. There have also been cases of insurgents donning Afghan uniforms in assaults….