Orangekite1’s Weblog

Afghanistan Today, your portal to the United States’ growing nightmare abroad.

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 3-4-14 Tue. (302 days to go)

leave a comment »

302 days left for US troops in Afghanistan. On this day in 2007, the first ever deployed company of MARSOC Marines were attacked in Bati Kot, Afghanistan, and falsely accused of killing Afghan civilians. At a Marine Court of Inquiry in 2008, the Marines were exonerated and found to have operated appropriately in a complex ambush. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Afghanistan disbands what the Wall Street Journal calls a “crucial” guard force:

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304585004579418730552246724?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304585004579418730552246724.html

Advertisements

Written by orangekite1

March 4, 2014 at 6:01 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: