Afghan Army Arrest Hundreds of Its Own Men Under Pressure from American Paranoia
[Place an entire army under suspicion of being secret members of a criminal gang of terrorists and you insult every single man. Arrest hundreds of those insulted soldiers, who is a little more “suspicious” than the rest and you incite mass mutiny. American paranoia will soon cause the entire Afghan force to turn against us. We are giving all of them one common enemy–us.]
Soldiers from the Afghan army. — Photo by AP/File
KABUL: Hundreds of Afghan soldiers have been arrested or expelled over a rising number of attacks on Nato colleagues, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.
On more than 30 occasions so far this year, members of the Afghan security forces have opened fire on their Western allies, killing at least 45 foreign troops — the majority of them American.
Defence ministry spokesman General Zahir Azimi told a news conference…
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