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Insider Attacks

The Death of a General and the Racket of a War

Matthew Hoh | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

After thirteen years of war, after all the violence, all the theft, all the lies, are we so naïve and so closeted to be surprised at this death?

Afghan Police Officer Accused Of Killing 7 Colleagues

AP | By AMIR SHAH | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan soldier who killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded 15 other people hid in a bathroom with a NATO assault ri...

6 Afghan Police Found Dead At Checkpoint

AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Six Afghan policemen were found shot at their checkpoint in the country's south and two other policemen were missing, raisi...

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...

David Wood

U.S. Military Unable to Defeat Afghan IEDS, Insider Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- In more than a decade of war in Afghanistan, the United States military has failed to defeat the insurgents' main weapon -- the IED, or ...

Joshua Hersh

Top Commander Says U.S. Troops In Afghanistan 'Not Willing To Be Murdered' In Insider Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

The top American commander of troops in Afghanistan showed signs of impatience about the growing spate of insider attacks that have taken a toll on U....

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...

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...

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...

Green-On-Blue Violence Prompts Drastic U.S. Move

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 11.02.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has halted the training of some Afghan forces while it digs deeper into their background following a surg...

Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan 'Green-On-Blue' Attacks Get High-Level Attention

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

A worrisome trend of American service members being killed by their Afghan counterparts finally got the Commander-in-Chief treatment on Monday -- and ...