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Afghan security guard shoots dead
3 American doctors at hospital

Fox News, by Kathy Gannon

Original Article

Posted By:quantumman, 4/24/2014 7:56:47 AM

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan confirmed Thursday that three American doctors - including a reported father and son - were killed by an Afghan security guard who opened fire at a Kabul hospital. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in the western part of the Afghan capital was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the city this year. Two others, including an American nurse, were wounded, according to Afghanistan´s Health Ministry.

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I was a patient there and friends with the entire staff including the Chief of Surgery who was American. I am sure he is the one they describe in the article as being killed. RIP

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 4/24/2014 8:16:32 AM     (No. 9822786)

No more foreign wars.

We have plenty of "Nation Building" to do here at home.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/24/2014 9:31:02 AM     (No. 9822878)

Unfortunately the world around us is not so benign as to let us alone. We are 6% of the world´s population and consume 27% of its natural resources. That fact itself is regarded as exploitation by the world abroad and Democrats at home.
What we need is skillful blend of foreign, trade and military (stop using this hypocritical description of ´defense´) policies that provide huge incentives/disincentives for our adversaries to play by the rules. Which is exactly what the cold war era geo-politics was. Foreign wars only as a last resort with proper rules of engagement (ROE) for our forces would be a wiser policy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cliff, 4/24/2014 9:49:26 AM     (No. 9822901)

"We are 6% of the world´s population and consume 27% of its natural resources." Yea but we produce about 40% of the world´s goods. A little perspective please.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: agrunt, 4/24/2014 9:55:50 AM     (No. 9822908)

As to ROE’s – we should not fight unless we intend to win. If we must risk our folks then we should allow nothing to get in the way of winning. See our actions toward winning in WWII and nothing thereafter.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Felixcat, 4/24/2014 10:51:18 AM     (No. 9822995)

In World War II , the US clearly defined who we were fighting - the militaries and the people of Germany and Japan; not extreme elements of either country. You didn´t hear US leaders say that most Japanese or Germans are peace loving and have had their governments hijacked by extremists.

We have failed and continue to fail to clearly identify who and what we are fighting and so this and other atrocities will continue and we will lose this fight.

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