These “green-on-blue” murders keep happening because there is no reliable way to distinguish an Afghan Muslim who supports American troops from one who wants to murder them, and political correctness prevents authorities from making any attempt to do so anyway because it would suggest that Islam is not a religion of peace. So ever more U.S. troops are sacrificed to this madness.
“Taliban kill four Nato soldiers in Afghanistan,” from the Guardian, June 8 (thanks to Alan of England):
Four Nato soldiers have been killed in two separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan.
Three US soldiers were killed in Paktika when a man in an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on them, according to a spokeswoman for Afghanistan’s Nato-led force.
In western Afghanistan, an attacker threw explosives into an armoured vehicle, killing an Italian soldier and wounding three others.
The Italian defence ministry said the attack in Farah province came as the soldiers were returning to their base from training Afghan security forces.
The convoy of three armoured vehicles slowed down near a junction and an attacker ran up and threw an explosive device into the lead vehicle. The three wounded soldiers’ injuries were not life-threatening, the ministry said.
The Taliban took responsibility for the attack, with a spokesman, Qari Yousef Ahmadi, claiming that the attacker was an 11-year-old boy….