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US Army Manual Blames Afghan
Attacks on US Troops on
American ‘Cultural Ignorance’

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/12/2012 1:27:38 PM

The new US Army handbook for our soldiers operating in Afghanistan literally blames America first, for the 63 US troops who have been murdered by Afghan soldiers and police they were attempting to train. A draft of the handbook, which has not be published yet, was leaked to the Wall Street Journal.According to the manual: “Better situational awareness/understanding of Afghan culture will help better prepare [troops] to more effectively partner and to avoid cultural conflict that can lead toward green-on-blue violence.” Fine, that doesn’t sound out of line at first read.

This is so outrageous and depressing! Who are the radical leftists that prepared this new handbook?? If it wasn´t so tragic it would be hilarious.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: CEP, 12/12/2012 1:32:03 PM     (No. 9061797)

You have got to be kidding, next they will say that that muslim psychiatrist hassan should be treated like a hero. Has the whole country gone daft???????????

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JonR, 12/12/2012 2:00:03 PM     (No. 9061856)

We are witnessing the rot and decay of our once unparalleled military! This is disgraceful and sickening to say the least!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hershey, 12/12/2012 2:09:11 PM     (No. 9061880)

Situational awareness = good sight picture...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotrod, 12/12/2012 2:09:14 PM     (No. 9061881)

I suppose we had ´´cultural ignorance´´ of the nazis in WWII?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/12/2012 2:15:34 PM     (No. 9061898)

So U.S. soldiers are murdered because they deserve it?
Someone should serve time for this libel.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ranger Applejack Dawson, 12/12/2012 2:16:21 PM     (No. 9061900)

A fish rots from the head on down.
So does a corpse.
And now, we see, so does the US Military.

It got its start in the halls of the Criminal Institution known as Congress - once one of the three co-equal branches of government (according to the once-authoritative US Constitution.) The year was 1975 -

In 1975, then President Ford, signed Public Law 94-106 requiring the services to open the hallowed halls of West Point, Annapolis, and the Air Force Academy to women. Since this beginning of yet another "social experiment" in the military, we have seen:

1. the loss of the warrior spirit at West Point (especially in their athletic program - especially football... now one of the worst teams in America year in and year out).

2. the ever-growing allegations of rape and political incorrectness toward women

3. the institution of BI-GAY-LESBIAN-TRANSGENDER clubs at all the academies

4. pictures of male marines kissing in public at airport reunions

NOW - this politically correct ´fertilizer´

Look at the senior military uniform-attired folks in Washington and the Pentagon... every one a politically correct, political appointee.

This is really sad to those of us who were in the military and lost buddies back before the so-called ´political leadership´ in DC made our national defense a PC shambles.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stoli, 12/12/2012 2:44:42 PM     (No. 9061956)

Looks like the Taliban is writing our army handbooks now!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 12/12/2012 2:54:47 PM     (No. 9061969)

Good men and women will die, will live out lives burdened with crippling injuries, and they have and they are already, because of the social engineering by the Left, and the spineless acquiescence of the Republicans.

Every one of the criminally-despicable responsible for this truly tragic outcome should be forced to take three wounded warriors into their homes for a year.

Then we´ll see whether these policy-setters can learn.

Had enough?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/12/2012 3:13:44 PM     (No. 9062000)

What they need to know about the Pashtoon and Dari speakers is that they are rabid,feral dogs who will return to killing each other as soon as we leave.

Americans have NO IDEA.

It´s not just another culture.

It´s 800 years ago with cell phones.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 12/12/2012 3:14:10 PM     (No. 9062001)

Stockholm Syndrome aka identification with the aggressor. An individual who is powerless -a child, a Jew in a concentration camp, a hostage, Patty Hearst, American military personnel in Afghanistan etc.- takes on the values and beliefs of the more powerful and dangerous aggressor as a mental defense mechanism.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: curious1, 12/12/2012 4:12:54 PM     (No. 9062092)

#8, a correction. LPs (Libtards/Progtards) have no conscience and can´t be shamed, humiliated or brought to their senses (we lack the resources for that much psychiatric care).
Instead, "Every one of the criminally-despicable responsible for this truly tragic outcome should be given a fair, 5 min trial and then immediately hanged or put against a wall for a firing squad, their choice." LPs are all about ´fair´ and ´choice´ so we should respect that.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/12/2012 4:22:51 PM     (No. 9062112)

Unbelievable. I have no idea why anyone would enlist under this administration.

The destruction of this country is coming much faster than any of us can comprehend.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/12/2012 7:28:23 PM     (No. 9062346)

It´s Queer, I tell ya....just plain QUEER!

Semper Paratus

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Reply 14 - Posted by: veritas, 12/12/2012 7:56:41 PM     (No. 9062387)

#11: No argument.

#12: Because every one of those enlistees is better than anyone in the Administration, and they know they´re swearing to support the Constitution, not Obama.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/12/2012 7:59:03 PM     (No. 9062388)

Great. I have a son at Quantico. At least for now the Marines seem to have avoided the military death-wish that the Army has apparently adopted.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/12/2012 10:12:44 PM     (No. 9062561)

Yet, the writer doesn´t hesitate to parrot the administration´s use of the casual euphemism "green on blue violence´. Sounds like dodgeball in gym class rather than the murder of American soldiers by a bunch of neanderthal pedophiles. Can I still say that?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/12/2012 10:36:00 PM     (No. 9062597)

Obama to troops: "Tie your hands behind your backs and keep your mouths shut".

Hoffa tells Obama the union members are his army, and they are ready to take their enemies (Republicans and Conservatives) out.

Obama to "union army": silence - or, maybe dog whistles.

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