I have said many times in the context of many similar incidents in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is no reliable way to distinguish a peaceful Muslim from a jihadist. This is yet more fruit of the unwillingness to make even a cursory attempt to take that fact into account.
And every few weeks (the last time was just a week ago, on July 9), I find the paragraph above in the archives and post it again.
How many have to be killed in this way before the military leadership decides that the price of politically correct willful blindness is just too high to pay?
BANG! You’reÂ deadÂ (video)
Hussein Obama’s favorite negotiating partners, the Taliban, dish out Taliban justice to 16 civilians in the Swat area of Pakistan. (Barenaked)
“Afghan Army Soldier Kills NATO Service Member,” fromÂ Reuters, July 16 (thanks to JW):
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – An Afghan army soldier killed at least one NATO soldier Saturday, near the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah, due this week to be one of the first places where NATO will hand security control to Afghan forces, a senior police source said.”The shooting happened during a joint security patrol,” said the senior police detective, who asked not to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media….
“An individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform turned his weapon against International Security Assistance Force service members in southern Afghanistan today, killing one service member,” ISAF said in a statement.