US Marine murdered
Afghan turns gun on ally
- Duration 5:48
- Date Mar 16, 2012
Afghan turns gun on ally
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As we get reporter in the news this morning apparently a seven.
Remember the US military killed by an Afghani.
An Afghan soldier.
In response all that stuff that's -- -- over there.
These are the worst of times in Afghanistan it is really horrible what's happening there.
Beginning with the Koran burning which really turn the populists and very hostile.
They created huge tensions on the streets.
With American reporters -- -- and the relationship between.
The GIs in the Afghan allies could not be worse.
And then -- massacre of the sixteen Afghan civilians you know the good soldier turns out with stress than.
And its fourth deployment and I had problems at home and was drinking.
And -- out there and did the the -- is allegedly of the three women in the nine children the sixteen in total then came home and back to the base and surrendered and said he wanted his lawyer.
Then you had secretary Panetta land near Kabul airport in some.
Some nut job drives a pickup truck lights himself on -- it's unrelated to visually and it -- could be could be that -- it may be headed to a feeling of tension and and then you had that secretary addressing and at camp -- network have been several times 200 Marines.
And the commander in the -- saying hey wait a second -- in this tense climate leave your weapons outside.
Lynette and all of that her all the what do you make of that were they trying to they said they were trying to -- leveled playing field because the Afghan soldiers didn't have.
Weapons what really was behind that.
Even as you say that Nelson sure that you don't believe that it's not -- -- it's you know.
I it is you have to remember flashback to Vietnam at the worst in Vietnam with that the and nobody wants -- the last guy killed his.
Bitterness and disillusionment.
There's a feeling of what the hell is happening what about have sacrificed everything else.
In Vietnam at least 230.
Officers were killed by their own man in Vietnam and there -- a thousand other officer deaths that are on explain.
What they don't want to call it dragging it happened I was in Iraq when that sergeant.
In 2003 rolled a fragmentation grenade on his offices and a 101 airborne before we even cross the -- -- to Hillary Kuwait from Kuwait.
I you know so these are dangerous times it was an excess of course and it doesn't in any -- mean I that disparaged him.
Now on her right Marines Ellis got about reality how -- cars he comes out his I want the US does soldiers to stay at their base is not want them in rural areas and -- -- -- -- between thirteen.
-- -- -- With that in the bill for the entire security force of the Afghans we're training them and if we -- he gets -- from the nearest lamppost.
I agree I -- and -- I don't know what his game -- other than to scramble now and make his -- deal well but let them do -- -- and I say we Don what we went there to do we have killed bin Laden we have decimated al-Qaeda I'm beginning to have we have accomplished our mission let's declare victory bring these people just don't let -- -- look at plan -- -- our allies get a job in the back -- what you -- -- -- General Petraeus that you play and it was working into the sort of pulling troops out wait too -- I wish they -- -- he -- -- -- though for what and why are we going to -- we're going to create about Afghanistan California.
What are we gonna do out here because these are people who -- I didn't get to the core brands were burned they didn't riot after the massacre.
These -- people for whom the holy book is their whole lives and the big -- that the children almost as far as you know -- I've got things -- said that passing but having said that he was a plan in place that was going to come to a close -- 2014.
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Afghan -- that trending blue one Green gets shot in the Batman gonna -- brother I don't want to build I don't until by the Taliban in 2001.
I want killing two -- Levi -- doesn't.
I went to do.
Yeah yeah yeah.
Now -- the -- attacked us we got the people who attacked us now let at and have Afghanistan they will never involved and when they come up kind of comes back -- in five years to capable of attacking us again they'll say why did you pull out so quick we have spent the trillion dollars there a thousand -- billion dollar it has -- -- -- have a giant.
Our economy we cannot finish the job and our lifetime the if you want a hundred year -- You can't know what that's what you're talking about any -- -- fourteen will make no difference -- so nobody is now did she didn't tell that the general -- -- general meeting he will kill more we win every battle.
-- on this that we win every time they are -- -- -- -- talent to win where everyone understand and then there's more.
Taliban we have yelling more -- military officials as they just this is your plan these are the soldiers we need basic find and really get -- they -- -- -- what the mission it is.
What is not about elections too late edition difference between 2013 it's like fourteen is insignificant.
We have accomplished our mission let them hunkered down on the biggest -- what month are.
I -- he wants to give Karzai aren't the withdrawal to the bases where our troops to be a lot safer than they will be in the field they won't be stepping.
They won't be booby going to do booby trapped houses let -- -- have what.
I got it immigrating here -- radio that.
I crawled on because that obviously does have a lot more to say don't always start they always start out if as friends but -- like and I love -- then.
Are hurled a figure much plans where all the things -- here.