In Afghanistan, our leaders are complicit in the death of each soldier, Marine or Navy corpsman who falls because politically correct rules of engagement shield our enemies. Â Under Obama, Rules of Engagement in Afghan War Are Extreme Political Correctness
U.S. forces “are no longer allowed to search homes without Afghan National Security Forces personnel present.” But when our troops ask Afghan police to search a house, the police refuse on the grounds that the people in the house “are good people.”
Blood on Their Hands
In Benghazi, four Americans were abandoned. In Afghanistan, over 1500 soldiers were killed and nearly 15,000 wounded, many of them denied air support and the ability to fight back under rules of engagement that likely also played a part in the betrayal at Benghazi.
When a Muslim is killed by a drone, the media gathers its outrage, but when one of our soldiers or diplomats dies in the hopes of softening a Muslim’s heart, then the men and women who sent him to die with his hands tied and a target painted on his back cannot see the red spots on their soft palms.