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Afghanistan Insider Attacks

Insider Attack Kills 3 Americans In Afghanistan

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 08.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A man in an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on American trainers working with him in the country's east on Saturday, ...

U.S. Commander on Karzai's 'Collusion' Accusation: 'We Have Shed Too Much Blood Over the Past 12 Years'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Dorian de Wind

It never seems to end in Afghanistan -- now the longest war in our nation's history. It never ceases to amaze us -- the twists and turns, the corruption, the backstabbing, the incompetence in, by and of that country and its leaders.

Insider Attacks In Afghanistan Rise Dramatically

AP | DENIS D. GRAY and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 03.01.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Violence in Afghanistan fell in 2012, but more Afghan troops and police who now shoulder most of the combat were killed, accordi...

It's Long Past Time to Admit: The Military Solution in Afghanistan Has Failed

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Robert Greenwald

Co-authored by John Amick Sunday, October 7, marks the 11th anniversary of the Afghanistan war, now the longest war in U.S. history. This date pr...

NATO Chief: Withdrawal From Afghanistan Could Come Sooner Than Expected

The Guardian | Posted 12.01.2012 | World

The retreat of western forces from Afghanistan could come sooner than expected, the head of Nato has said, as he conceded the recent Taliban strategy ...

The 2,000th Death in a War That 'Should Be Over'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.01.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

On June 14, in its now all-too-familiar, all-too-businesslike format, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

2,000th U.S. Troop Killed In Afghanistan

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A firefight broke out between U.S. forces and their Afghan army allies in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing two Americans...

Joshua Hersh

Obama Adviser: Afghan Insider Attacks Are Sign Of 'Taliban Desperation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Michele Flournoy, a former top Pentagon official and current foreign policy adviser to President Barack Obama's campaign, said Tuesday t...

NATO Scales Back Operations With Afghan Troops

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

UPDATE: Fresh on the heels of NATO's decision to scale back operations with Afghan soldiers, the Pentagon has "suspended most joint field operations w...

WATCH: Afghan Trainee Who Reportedly Killed His American Trainers Speaks Out

Posted 09.17.2012 | World

In another bloody weekend in Afghanistan, four American soldiers lost their lives when an Afghan police officer turned his gun on U.S. troops in Zabul...

U.S. General Blasts Afghan Insider Attacks

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The persistent problem of rogue Afghan soldiers and police turning their guns on U.S. and allied troops is a "very serious threat" to th...

2 NATO Soldiers Killed In Another Insider Attack

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A gunman in an Afghan police uniform killed two British soldiers in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after insurgent...

Afghan Culture Guides Need To Cut Insider Attacks

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

By Amie Ferris-Rotman KABUL, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Afghan Defence Ministry officials, trying to stop the alarming increase in 'insider' a...

NATO: We'll Do 'Everything It Takes' To Prevent Afghanistan Insider Attacks

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

BRUSSELS — The surge of assaults by Afghan soldiers and police on their foreign allies will not derail plans to draw down international troops f...