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A tax on Afghans against their NATO trainers.
Have finally forced allies to call off joint operations at least for now.
And what looks like a victory for the insurgents and the defeat for the president's Afghan strategy for the time being.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin has the story from the Pentagon.
A female suicide bomber allegedly motivated by the anti Islam YouTube video kills twelve today in Kabul.
Three insider attacks in three days.
And last Friday the most brazen attack on a US base since the start of the war eleven years ago at the main marine compound in southern Afghanistan.
Fifteen Taliban attackers dressed in US military uniforms.
Breach the perimeter torched three hangars destroy six Harrier jets and kill a marine lieutenant colonel.
The top US commander in Afghanistan general John Allen ordered a halt to joint Afghan patrols.
The kind where two to three Afghans are working with a team -- US mentors.
Raising questions about the president.
And pentagon exit strategy.
I don't think that these attacks.
Indicate that the Taliban -- stronger.
I think what it indicates is that they're resorting.
To your efforts.
That try to strike.
-- -- forces try to create chaos.
But do not in any -- resulted in the air regaining territory.
Didn't watch -- he's going to have a minimal effect on our operations.
51 US and NATO service members have been murdered since the start of the year by so called Afghan partners trained by NATO many in uniform.
There's a great deal of frustration at the coalition level according to this former British commander.
Now sits in parliament I am.
Fed up we're -- not seriously good soldiers.
Waste their lies have they Wyatt who lives wasted by people who are meant to be our friends.
The White House is insisting that the move does not accelerate the timeline for withdrawal.
Or the removal of most combat troops and 2014.
It doesn't affect the timeline I think the issue here is partnering with our Afghan security forces I could certainly.
Imagine the argument being made in fact I'm sure that within the Obama.
White House some people will make that argument that this is just one more indicator that we don't have a viable working relationship here and let's limit our.
The exposure let's hope that the Afghans can hold it together.
The Pentagon describes today's move as a prudent response to recent events commanders can still carry out large scale joint operations with the Afghans.
On a case by case basis -- -- -- -- not the Pentagon Jennifer thank you.
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