Maria Abi-Habib, “Troops Shot After Taliban Leader’s Call,” Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2012.
Anti-American feelings are rife in the Afghan army and police, the two forces that are supposed to take over once the coalition’s military mandate ends in 2014. “We call the Americans troops infidels. They may be our allies in military terms, but under our religion they are our enemies,” said an Afghan army sergeant serving in Khost province. “The Quran says that Christians and Jews can never be friends of the Muslims.” Read more »