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And -- -- about the exit strategy and the problems trying to get in a position to lead.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin has that story.
Major Robert march -- he was laid to rest today at Arlington national cemetery.
Killed last month by an Afghan partner.
Shot in the back of the head and apparent retaliation for the mistaken Koran burnings.
That opportunity action and violence.
With this back -- General John Allen in his first testimony to congress since taking command of the Afghan war.
Said thirteen of the sixty troops killed in Afghanistan since January 1 were killed by Afghans they were training.
General Allen defended the current war strategy.
If we get into 2014.
And that they Afghans and not train where they need to be.
And we -- -- money we lose their lives will you be honest with the next administration congressman on I'll be honest with you now.
And I'll be honest with that next administration.
-- it's my obligation is my moral obligation and I think that's coming off the rails congressman I will let you know that.
The president's strategy includes turning the Afghan security forces which have increased from 276.
In a year according to general Allen.
By the end of 2014.
The US and NATO plan to hand security control to the Afghans entirely -- congressman Hank Johnson a Democrat from Georgia suggested staff sergeant Robert -- The soldier accused of murdering sixteen Afghan civilians as they slept.
May have been a product of combat stress and wanted assurances he would be treated fairly and the army would not quote.
Throw this soldier under the bus the investigation will be thorough.
And we do operate from a presumption of innocence.
It is the nature of who we are.
Meanwhile at Fort Leavenworth the civilian lawyer for staff sergeant -- told CBS his client could not remember what happened on the night of the shooting spree.
So he has no memory of it is an early memory of that evening.
And he has a leader memory of that he and but he doesn't have memory.
He said his client was not drunk that night he only quote had a couple of sips of something.
Now we're learning that staff sergeant -- was found liable in the of an Ohio investor and nearly one million dollars prior to joining the army a few months after 9/11 threat.
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